Bighorn sheep at Zion National Park in Utah
Bighorn sheep just inside of Badlands National Park by the Pinnacles entrance
Imperial County, California, US
Driving up the climb out of the desert and we found 6 Peninsular Bighorn Sheep on the rocky cliffs right next to the freeway, including a young one. The last photo actually shows a passing car in the lower portion of the photo.
There were a lot of them on the trails. This is down a path near Sulfur Mountain. Very friendly and liked following us , they even tried having picnic with us
A group of young sheep with an adult female were seen on a rocky outcrop near the south entrance to Zion National Park. Clear, cool , 66F, cloudy skies.
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...