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Bighorn Ram - Stagleap Provincial Park, BC A bighorn ram eyes the photographer suspiciously as the rest of his herd grazes through the deep snow of the Selkirk Mountains in Stagleap Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada. I truly believe that bighorn sheep are the absolute best at giving the "stink eye" in the animal world. Bighorn sheep,British Columbia,Canada,Geotagged,Ovis canadensis,Stagleap Provincial Park,mammals,snow,winter Click/tap to enlarge

Bighorn Ram - Stagleap Provincial Park, BC

A bighorn ram eyes the photographer suspiciously as the rest of his herd grazes through the deep snow of the Selkirk Mountains in Stagleap Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada. I truly believe that bighorn sheep are the absolute best at giving the "stink eye" in the animal world.

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  1. This isn't the first time I have been deliberately given the stink eye by a bighorn sheep:
    You Aren't Fooling Me! Clearly, I wasn't concealed well enough to fool the young lamb on the right. That is the most intimidating stink eye any animal has every given me! Captured in Badlands National Park, South Dakota. Badlands National Park,Bighorn sheep,Geotagged,Ovis canadensis,South Dakota,United States

    I think my point has been made.
    Posted 5 years ago
  2. Forgive my ignorance, but what is a "stink eye"? Posted 5 years ago
    1. It's like when you have done something wrong or bad, or maybe you haven't done anything wrong at all, and somebody gives you a look, often through squinted eyes. Kind of tough to describe, but maybe you can think of a time where this might have happened to you before? Posted 5 years ago
      1. I think I get it now, thanks :) Posted 5 years ago

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The bighorn sheep is a species of sheep in North America named for its large horns. These horns can weigh up to 30 lb , while the sheep themselves weigh up to 300 lb . Recent genetic testing indicates three distinct subspecies of ''Ovis canadensis'', one of which is endangered: ''O. c. sierrae''. Sheep originally crossed to North America over the Bering land bridge from Siberia: the population in North America peaked in the millions, and the bighorn sheep entered into the mythology of.. more

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Uploaded Jan 11, 2015. Captured Jan 10, 2015 13:09 in 9121A Crowsnest Highway, New Denver, BC V0G 1S1, Canada.
  • NIKON D3300
  • f/5.6
  • 10/5000s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm