Wool facts for kids
Wool is the hair of certain mammals. Most wool comes from sheep and goats, but wool is also taken from camelids (camels, llamas, etc.) and special rabbits. Wool is a natural material. Wool is also the name for the material made from raw wool; people use wool cloth to make clothes, blankets, and other things to keep warm.
Australia is the world's largest producer of raw wool, growing about 30 percent of the total world supply.
Sheep were domesticated (tamed) in southwestern Asia about 11,000 years ago and now about 1 billion are now widely bred around the world.
Wool fabrics clean easily. Wool also absorbs moisture and insulates against heat and cold.
There are 2 types- natural & synthesised wool.
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