Yankasa

Synonyms: 
White Fulani,Y'ankasa, Hausa
Subgroup: 
AfricanLong-legged
Origin: 
The hairy thin tailed type of sheep like the Fulani originated in western Asia, and entered Africa through the Isthmus of Suez and Bab el Mandeb. Until the third Millennium BC the hairy thin-tailed sheep was the only type of sheep on the African continent. Domestic sheep had reached Egypt and other parts of North Africa by 5000 BC (Epstein, 1971)
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