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Desert Bighorn Sheep

Ovis canadensis nelsoni


Apparently this is a subspecies of the "normal" bighorn sheep.


This subspecies has adapted to the extreme heat and cold of SW deserts, as opposed to the more northern variety.

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Utah, USA

Spotted on Jun 22, 2017
Submitted on Jun 22, 2017

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