Other Names:Pelona, Camura, Red African, Rojo Africana, Columbian Wooless, West African
The Africana is found in Colombia and Venezuela. They are usually brown, ranging in
shade from tan to brown and cherry-red to dark red. They are very similar to the Pelibüey
in size and confirmation. The breed is polled and the male is sometimes maned.
Mason, I.L. World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds. Third Edition. C.A.B. International.
Hair Sheep of Western African and the Americas: A Genetic Resource for the Tropics.
(H.A. Fitzhugh and G.E. Bradford, eds.), A Winrock International Study, 1983.