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Big Horn Sheep (Wild)

Ovis canadensis canadensis.

Description:

This herd was seen from the cog rail road train traveling up to Pikes Peak. Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis canadensis. White rumps of mature ones. Females are called ewes. Males are called rams.

Habitat:

Pikes Peak, Colorado Springs, Colorado wild population. Habitat: from British Columbia to Arizona.

Notes:

This is not my pic. I posted this with permission from the photographer/copyright holder. Before she left for a trip to Colorado Springs, she asked to borrow my camera, specifically taking these Rocky Mountain pics for this mission and Bioblitz for Project Noah.

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1 Comment

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 8 years ago

Please also consider adding to the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Watch Mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8465...

HeatherMiller
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HeatherMiller

Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Sep 7, 2012
Submitted on Sep 19, 2012

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