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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

chris_hass

Date

October 18, 2014 08:06 AM PDT

Description

Only artiodactyl in area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

anewman

Date

May 25, 2013

Photos / Sounds

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What

Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. cremnobates

Observer

corychia

Date

October 2, 2014

Description

saw two together

Photos / Sounds

What

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

eraskin

Date

July 22, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Bighorn Sheep Ewe Ovis canadensis

Observer

dwboston

Date

September 24, 2014 02:05 PM CDT

Description

There were 6 ewes browsing along the road to Tower.

09/24/2014, 2:05 PM
Canon EOS 7D, 1/1250 sec, f/5.6, 400mm (EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM), ISO 160 (auto), Exp comp 0

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 1, 2014 08:26 AM PDT

Description

Ram, ewe and lamb. Observed 1/2 way up HWY 160 in Spring Mountains

Photos / Sounds

What

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

rdm24

Date

August 7, 2010 09:51 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

February 5, 2014 02:41 PM PST

Description

5 Bighorn Sheep, herd had 12 males, 1/2 mile away was the ewes.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

February 5, 2014 01:04 PM PST

Description

Two ewes up close. A heard of 14 ewes and young.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

christopher

Date

September 14, 2014 03:31 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

rdm24

Date

August 6, 2010 02:12 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

christopher

Date

September 6, 2014 01:19 PM EDT
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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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