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  • Scientific Names
    • Ovis canadensis
  • English
    • Bighorn Sheep
    • Mountain Sheep
  • French
    • Mouflon D'Am
    • Mouflon Du Canada
    • Mouflon Pachyc
    • mouflon d'Amérique
  • Spanish
    • Borrego Cimarr
    • Carnero Del Canad
    • Carnero Salvaje
    • Borrego cimarrón
  • Wa∙šiw (Washoe)
    • Ɂó∙gal

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Recent observations

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

sitkaconnor

Date

June 10, 2013 05:31 PM AKDT

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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dmh

Date

September 29, 2007

Description

Bighorn sheep ewe (female) with it's lamb (offspring).

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 14, 2016

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 14, 2016

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

aaron45

Date

July 19, 2015 11:12 AM MDT

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

leahbia08

Date

January 4, 2016 02:12 PM MST

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No photos or sounds

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

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paula55

Date

January 2, 2016 12:20 PM MST

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No photos or sounds

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

paula55

Date

December 30, 2015 12:17 PM MST

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

skatemanta

Date

October 15, 2015 04:43 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Rock Canyon Trail, Provo, Utah

Photos / Sounds

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

cjensen1981

Date

June 9, 2013 10:18 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

mhairimcf

Date

December 26, 2015 04:26 PM MST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

1 adult ram beside road

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Description from Wikipedia

The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) is a species of sheep in North America named for its large horns. These horns can weigh up to 30 lb (14 kg), while the sheep themselves weigh up to 300 lb (140 kg). Recent genetic testing indicates three distinct subspecies of Ovis canadensis, one of which is endangered: O. c. sierrae. Sheep originally crossed to North America over the Bering land bridge from Siberia: the population in North America peaked in the millions, and...

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Conservation Summary