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  • 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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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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rkharwood

Date

May 14, 2013

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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hummer56

Date

March 8, 2015

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Bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis

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biohexx1

Date

March 7, 2015

Description

Herd of bighorn sheep at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park on the Palm Canyon trail.

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

smclaughlin

Date

February 14, 2015

Description

Saw 20+ ram Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep on the north side of Poudre Canyon Rd. Horn size from 1/2 - full curl rams

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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asemerdj

Date

February 28, 2015

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Desert bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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npollock66

Date

May 17, 2009

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Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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russellm08

Date

February 12, 2015 08:18 AM CST

Description

Three female bighorn at Elephant Mountain WMA

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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wisel

Date

October 26, 2008

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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chiriria

Date

June 17, 2011

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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abr

Date

September 3, 2010 01:08 PM PDT

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Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

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russellm08

Date

January 28, 2015

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Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. cremnobates

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

March 3, 2006 04:57 PM CST

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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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