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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

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

starkinkade2

Date

the past

Description

They were resting, eating or bathing in the sun along a large cliff side. There was sage brush and many large boulders.

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What

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

sliverman

Date

April 30, 2016

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What

Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. cremnobates

Observer

gailmarie

Date

May 2, 2016

Description

4 Peninsular Bighorns

Photos / Sounds

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What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

nicetim

Date

April 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

brianjones

Date

April 24, 2016 08:35 AM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

robinbonner

Date

April 23, 2016

Description

Saw Rocky Mountain bighorn laying about on monument trail/wedding canyon trail hike with mammalogy class.

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What

Peninsular Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. cremnobates

Observer

settlemary

Date

April 27, 2016

Description

2 beautiful males on the Hopalong trail, about 4 miles in from the Art Smith trailhead, heading north.

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

mjpalmer

Date

March 22, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

rachaelapahl

Date

February 17, 2016 12:12 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. canadensis

Observer

rachaelapahl

Date

May 20, 2014 08:05 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis

Observer

leslie18

Date

December 27, 2015 11:07 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

What

Desert Bighorn Sheep Ovis canadensis ssp. nelsoni

Observer

frank1974

Date

March 20, 2016
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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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