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Bighorn Sheep

Ovis canadensis

Description:

Named for the large, curved horns borne by the rams (males). Ewes (females) also have horns, but they are shorter with less curvature. They range in colour from light brown to grayish or dark, chocolate brown, with a white rump and lining on the backs of all four legs.

Habitat:

Grazing roadside.

Notes:

Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Conservation Status: vulnerable (N3N4) in Canada (NatureServe).

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Greg Shchepanek
Spotted by
Greg Shchepanek

Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Jun 18, 2018
Submitted on Jun 29, 2018

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