Animalblog Collection, Bighorn Sheep

Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni)
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A shame that such a sturdy, handsome animal is also endangered. external link


Terry Costales Animalblog internal link   •  Los Angeles Zoo, Los Angeles, California   •  (Photo posted Sunday 30 January, 2011)   •  (Photo taken 12:47:26 Monday 11 October, 2010)   •  © 2011 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #Angeles_Zoo
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Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
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The female Bighorn does not have the giant horns that the males carry. external link


Terry Costales Animalblog internal link   •  Safari Park, San Diego, California internal link   •  (Photo posted Sunday 18 September, 2011)   •  (Photo taken 02:41:56 Friday 15 October, 2010)   •  © 2011 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TNT_0178
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Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
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A closer look at the female Bighorn sheep.


Terry Costales Animalblog internal link   •  Safari Park, San Diego, California internal link   •  (Photo posted Tuesday 4 October, 2011)   •  (Photo taken 02:42:08 Friday 15 October, 2010)   •  © 2011 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TNT_0179
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Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
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The horns of the male Bighorn Sheep are indeed big. As he gets older, the horns will get even bigger.


Terry Costales Animalblog internal link   •  Safari Park, San Diego, California internal link   •  (Photo posted Sunday 9 October, 2011)   •  (Photo taken 02:42:23 Friday 15 October, 2010)   •  © 2011 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TNT_0182
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Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
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This male is demonstrating that size does matter.


Terry Costales Animalblog internal link   •  Safari Park, San Diego, California internal link   •  (Photo posted Monday 10 October, 2011)   •  (Photo taken 02:42:52 Friday 15 October, 2010)   •  © 2011 Terry Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #TNT_0184
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