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In the Wild Wild Bighorn Sheep roam abundantly through Bryce Canyon yet not commonly seen. Unfortunately it was late in the day and handheld so there is a bit of movement from the Sheep that made the buck daddy a bit blurry. Although... I took the shot! Bighorn sheep,Geotagged,Ovis canadensis,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

In the Wild

Wild Bighorn Sheep roam abundantly through Bryce Canyon yet not commonly seen. Unfortunately it was late in the day and handheld so there is a bit of movement from the Sheep that made the buck daddy a bit blurry. Although... I took the shot!

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  1. Gorgeous widescreen shot, really cool! Posted 6 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
Species identified by Stephen Philips
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Uploaded Sep 3, 2016. Captured Jul 25, 2016 18:59 in Rim Trail, Bryce, UT 84764, USA.
  • Canon EOS 5DS R
  • f/7.1
  • 1/25s
  • ISO100
  • 70mm