Stone sheep

Ovis dalli stonei

The Stone sheep , ''Ovis dalli stonei'', is a more southern subspecies of Dall sheep, ''Ovis dalli'', a sheep native to northwestern North America, slate brown in color with some white patches on the rump and inside of the hind legs, and having curved yellowish brown horns.

Stone's Sheep are primarily found in Northern British Columbia and can often be seen by travellers licking minerals along the side of the Alaska Highway in areas such as Summit Lake, Stone Mountain Provincial Park and Muncho Lake Provincial Park.
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassMammalia
OrderArtiodactyla
FamilyBovidae
GenusOvis
SpeciesO. dalli
Photographed in
Canada