Dall sheep


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Dall sheep

Ovis dalli; a medium-sized wild sheep.
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Excess male mortality in a heavily hunted Dall sheep population.
The rugged terrain is also populated with plenty of birds, grizzly bears, caribou, wolves, Dall sheep and moose.
A brief visit from the sun inspired us to take a short jaunt over to Sheep Mountain, a park-operated visitors center where we spotted Dall sheep roaming the mountainside.
Wolves, Dall sheep, bald eagles, and moose all inhabit the region, and the rivers provide one of the continent's largest salmon runs.
Mammals you might see include grizzly and polar bears, Dall sheep, wolves, wolverines, musk ox, even caribou, which travel in huge herds.
Although he took many exceptional trophies in a lifetime of hunting, his proudest achievement was a stone sheep taken in British Columbia and two dall sheep from the Yukon Territory, which placed high in the Boone and Crocket record book.
When I drove the Seward Highway for the first time 20 years ago, in just the short expanse from Anchorage to Girdwood, I shot two rolls of film, feverishly snapping photos of Chugach Range peaks, Turnagain Ann tides, waterfalls and small groups of white Dall sheep dancing up the steep rock faces on the side of the road.
Picture it: You've sacrificed and pinched several years to make a Dall sheep hunt happen; one of those things you dreamt a lifetime about only to regret every minute of it once it begins, wishing you'd invested the money elsewhere, anywhere but on this miscrable, frustrating, heartbreaking horror of a hunt you've suffered through.
The Kluane wilderness supports one of Canada's largest and most diverse wildlife populations, including grizzlies, moose and caribou; predators such as wolves, coyotes and lynx, and even Dall sheep and mountain goats.
I discovered this concept while hunting Dall sheep in the Wrangell Mountains of Alaska more than 20 years ago.
Denali's landscape supports an abundance of wildlife, including grizzly bears, caribou, wolves, Dall sheep, moose, birds and beautiful wildflowers.
Editor's note: For more information on hunting the Northwest Territories for Dall sheep, mountain caribou, Alaska-Yukon moose, wolves or mountain goats, contact: South Nahanni Outfitters at (867) 393-3194; www.