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    • Ovis canadensis
  • English
    • Bighorn Sheep
    • Mountain Sheep
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    • Mouflon D'Am
    • Mouflon Du Canada
    • Mouflon Pachyc
  • Spanish
    • Borrego Cimarr
    • Carnero Del Canad
    • Carnero Salvaje
    • Borrego cimarrón

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Recent observations

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What

Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. cremnobates

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

March 3, 2006 04:57 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

January 22, 2015 10:22 AM PST

Description

Ram, located with another Ram high up in a box canyon in Red Rock, at about the 4300 foot level. Also found a site where 5 spent the night about 150 yards away and slightly lower.

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

mrfish33

Date

July 20, 2006

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What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

finatic

Date

January 9, 2015 03:09 PM PST

Description

Clark County, Nevada, US

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What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

finatic

Date

January 9, 2015 03:25 PM PST

Description

Clark County, Nevada, US

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What

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

dpom

Date

January 5, 2015 08:58 AM MST

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

hummer56

Date

January 4, 2015

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

infomgr

Date

November 12, 2013

Description

At Agave Hill

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

hummer56

Date

December 11, 2014

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

December 18, 2014 10:25 AM PST

Description

Bighorn Sheep herd, about 25 including Rams and Ewes on a rainy morning high in the sandstone hills of Valley of Fire.

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

heliographyst

Date

November 30, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

En zoológico del Museo del Desierto

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

scottking

Date

June 28, 2014 05:13 PM CDT

Description

Bighorn Sheep
Badlands National Monument
South Dakota

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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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