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

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Recent observations

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

natureinla

Date

August 27, 2015 01:00 PM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by Lila Higgins.

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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tienglander

Date

July 31, 2015

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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dpalmeri

Date

October 30, 2011

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No photos or sounds

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

October 29, 2011

Description

Observed six at 13:38. No photos.

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

October 29, 2011

Description

Observed ewe with two young. No photos.

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

October 23, 2011

Description

Observed six ewes at 10:23, no photos.

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

mrfish33

Date

July 27, 2015

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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

jane5

Date

January 1, 2015

Description

Custer State Park
Black Hills of South Dakota
First Hike of the New Year
found right across from the Peter Norbeck Visitor Center

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

mrfish33

Date

June 28, 2015

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

eliza_browning

Date

June 15, 2015

Description

Photo 1: Eight kids and three adults (two of which are clearly tagged).
Photo 2: Two fairly mature bighorn sheep.

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

colleenmahoney

Date

July 28, 2015

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What

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

tnewman

Date

July 27, 2015
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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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