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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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What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

August 19, 2016 07:07 AM PDT

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

August 19, 2016 06:26 AM PDT

Description

Desert big Horn Sheep, ewe at sun rise.

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What

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

wildaggie

Date

August 10, 2016 10:57 AM CDT

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

tonyblake

Date

August 20, 2016 06:25 PM MDT

Description

N=10

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

dpom

Date

August 20, 2016 12:45 PM PDT

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

biohell

Date

August 17, 2016 05:14 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

sweetlife

Date

February 19, 2015

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

kecia

Date

October 10, 2015

Description

About ten individuals, yews, young rams, and a few lambs

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

jacob36

Date

August 14, 2016 05:39 PM MDT

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

scottking

Date

August 3, 2016 03:25 PM CDT

Description

Bighorn Sheep
Mt Washburn
Yellowstone National Park

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

sharkbait68

Date

September 29, 2015 03:27 PM AEST

Place

Canada (Google, OSM)

Description

Seen in large herd, licking sides of cars. Can anyone explain that for me?

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What

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

holmesexplorers

Date

July 13, 2016

Description

Observed this group of bighorn sheep from the summit of Pikes Peak.

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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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