Herd of bighorn sheep at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park on the Palm Canyon trail.
Saw 20+ ram Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep on the north side of Poudre Canyon Rd. Horn size from 1/2 - full curl rams
Three female bighorn at Elephant Mountain WMA
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...