Bighorn sheep

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Bighorn sheep

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.
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Our motion sensor cameras recorded three Nelson's big horn sheep approach a north facing active desert tortoise burrow (previously occupied by an adult male desert tortoise on 13 June 2013) at 1140 h.
Over the course of the camera-trapping study, Nelson's big horn sheep were also recorded walking past or standing at the base of seven different desert tortoise burrows at various other locations throughout the study site.
There has been a large number of trophy Big Horn Sheep that have been killed by Metis since the agreement was put in place under the guise of subsistence rights.
The society covers the costs of the auction and raffle, and, "We get a say on how that [money] is used, but it all goes back to Game and Fish for projects that benefit big horn sheep, by state statute," Keebler says.
Washington, June 29 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that a small plant-eating dinosaur was better at 'head butting' than llamas, giraffes, big horn sheep and muskox.
Wildlife abounds with elk, mule deer, big horn sheep, antelope, eagles, pheasant, chukars, coyotes, mountain lion, and even a bear now and again.
The game offers a wide variety of animals to hunt including grizzly bears, mountain loins, goats, elk, big horn sheep, moose and of course, deer.
Select from spectacularly scenic locations in Idaho, Alaska, Montana and Wyoming, and choose North American Grizzly Bears, Black Bears, Big Horn Sheep, Bull Moose or Mountain Lions as your prey.