Madame Sow Fatoumata Ka with Amath a two year old Ladoum ram that is 95cm at the withers and 183cm long.
Ladoum sheep are a cross between Mauritanian touabir and Malian bali-bali. They're renowned for their size and appreciated for their beauty. As a highly prized status symbols and investments they can fetch as much as EUR 80,000. An annual 'beauty contest' for ladoum sheep is broadcast on Senegalese TV with sizeable prizes to be won.