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Aries Zodiac Sign – The Reason and Origin of Sheep Sign of Aries

Have you ever wondered why sheep is the sign of Aries Zodiac? It was ancient Hindus and Egyptians who divided a year into spring, summer, autumn and winter and assigned to each season three constellations through which the Sun passed. The reason and origin of Sheep Sign of Aries is amusing but apt.

Aries is also referred as Ram (March 21 – April 20) as per Solar Calendar.

The reason for the name Aries or Ram is because at this time of year the sheep produce their young.