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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

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What

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

eastm

Date

August 18, 2014

Description

East slope of East Pecos Baldy

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Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

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crotalinae

Date

August 8, 2014 10:43 AM PDT

Description

Large group of sheep, two radio collared ewes.

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What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

cathybell

Date

July 22, 2014 08:50 AM MDT

Description

At least four individuals lying in the shade of boulders on the exposed rock above and east of Barker Dam. All were ewes or young individuals.

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Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

cathybell

Date

August 6, 2014 09:03 AM MDT

Description

Four individuals seen. Besides the two ewes and the lamb in the photo, there was a full-curl ram.

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What

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

fm5050

Date

June 26, 2014 02:35 PM EDT

Description

Grinnell Glacier Trail, Glacier NP, June 26, 2014

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

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skiman1016

Date

July 28, 2014

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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

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mhudson26

Date

June 9, 2012

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What

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

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skiman1016

Date

July 9, 2014

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 4, 2014

Description

These critters were roaming wild about one kilometre downstream of the hot springs inflow point in the upper riparian zone.

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

reptile_rhett

Date

June 27, 2014 12:33 PM PDT

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Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

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jay

Date

June 13, 2014

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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

summermule

Date

April 23, 2014 08:39 AM PDT

Description

Large herd, approx. 40.

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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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