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Bighorn Sheep Hanging out in the town park the Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) are enjoying the leaves and grass in Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada. Conservation Status: vulnerable (N3N4) in Canada (NatureServe). Bighorn Sheep,Bighorn sheep,British Columbia,Canada,Geotagged,Ovis canadensis,Radium Hot Springs,Spring,vulnerable Click/tap to enlarge

Bighorn Sheep

Hanging out in the town park the Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) are enjoying the leaves and grass in Radium Hot Springs, British Columbia, Canada. Conservation Status: vulnerable (N3N4) in Canada (NatureServe).

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  1. So cool and something I can't imagine - bighorn sheep hanging out in a park! Posted one year ago
    1. It was such a nice surprise...a small herd of bighorns at the town park. Posted one year 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 Greg Shchepanek
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By Greg Shchepanek

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Uploaded Nov 23, 2018. Captured Jun 16, 2018 23:20 in 5028 Banff-Windermere Hwy, Radium Hot Springs, BC V0A 1M0, Canada.
  • Canon EOS M100
  • f/6.3
  • 1/101s
  • ISO1600
  • 187mm