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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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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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cwbarrows

Date

December 4, 2016 11:43 AM PST

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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susiebennett

Date

December 4, 2016 08:13 AM PST

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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christyand

Date

December 4, 2016 01:48 PM PST

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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vmrojo

Date

December 3, 2016

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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axeira

Date

August 28, 2016 10:35 AM EDT

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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vyoung13

Date

September 19, 2016 11:09 PM MDT

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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ck2az

Date

December 29, 2013 05:29 AM MST

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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mlodinow

Date

December 21, 2015 12:47 PM MST

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

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mlodinow

Date

November 29, 2012 08:38 AM MST

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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cathryndlc

Date

November 12, 2016 10:50 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

There were at least 17 of these, male, female, and juvenile, spotted going into the canyon. They proceeded to climb the mountain near the trails once we got further away from them.

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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jthind

Date

November 12, 2016 11:06 AM PST

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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jthind

Date

November 12, 2016 11:03 AM PST
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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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