Bighorn sheep(redirected from American Bighorn Sheep)
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Related to American Bighorn Sheep: Ovis canadensis canadensis
a tall (up to 3 ft), heavy (up to 300 lb body weight) wild sheep that lives in inaccessible mountain country where it exercises its principal achievement of prodigious leaping and climbing. Called also Ovis canadensis. Several regional varieties, e.g. O. c. californiana, Californian bighorn sheep.