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Desert Bighorn Sheep

Ovis canadensis nelsoni


A subspecies of bighorn sheep that occurs in the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. Although smaller than the Rocky Mountain subspecies it's horns are still impressive. It is a lighter brown than the mountain version


Desert plateaus and high desert


These two are in the Los Angeles Zoo.

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Burbank, California, USA

Lat: 34.19, Long: -118.32

Spotted on May 1, 2012
Submitted on May 1, 2012

Spotted for mission

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