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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

Photos / Sounds

What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

nathan20

Date

July 19, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

nathan20

Date

July 20, 2016

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

nathan20

Date

July 21, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

lsweet

Date

September 25, 2016 09:47 AM PDT

Description

Scat at least a week or two old.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. cremnobates

Observer

cae1

Date

September 25, 2016 07:44 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. cremnobates

Observer

mhedin

Date

September 24, 2016 04:29 PM PDT

Description

nice herd - 3 rams, several ewes, a handful of kids

Photos / Sounds

What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

james_and_pam

Date

May 29, 2015 05:46 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

benhutchins

Date

September 14, 2016 12:33 PM CDT

Description

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Photos / Sounds

What

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

john8

Date

September 23, 2016 05:39 PM MDT

Description

Herd seen with elk bull just east of Forest Canyon Overlook on Trail Ridge Road, Rocky Mountain National Park.

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

lee13

Date

September 21, 2016 02:52 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

lee13

Date

July 29, 2016 04:06 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

lee13

Date

July 12, 2016 07:12 PM MDT
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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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