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Boys Like Girls ll - Bighorn Sheep - Stagleap Provincial Park, BC A bighorn ram sniffs an ewe while she feeds. Even though this is the post-rut season and the sheep are done breeding, the males can be pushy. This must be a universal behavior seen across many species...Captured in Stagleap Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada. Bighorn sheep,British Columbia,Canada,Geotagged,Mammals,Ovis canadensis,Stagleap Provincial Park,snow,winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Boys Like Girls ll - Bighorn Sheep - Stagleap Provincial Park, BC

A bighorn ram sniffs an ewe while she feeds. Even though this is the post-rut season and the sheep are done breeding, the males can be pushy. This must be a universal behavior seen across many species...Captured in Stagleap Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada.

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  1. I named this photo after a classic uploaded by Stephanie Smith a couple of years ago:
    Boys Like Girls  Geotagged,Mule Deer,Odocoileus hemionus,United States
    Posted 4 years ago
  2. That genuinely interested look in his eyes, hilarious. Posted 4 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

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Jan 11, 2015. Captured Jan 10, 2015 13:14 in 9121A Crowsnest Highway, New Denver, BC V0G 1S1, Canada.
  • NIKON D3300
  • f/5.6
  • 10/5000s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm