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Born to be Wild
This gorgeous Bighorn Sheep Ram was standing on guard,
while the other six rams were grazing.

Photographed below Bridge Point in Red Rocks, Nevada in April 2007.

Bighorn Sheep are very gregarious creatures. Groups of 5-10 are the most common.
However, it is not unusual to see an occasional gathering of 50 or more individuals.

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Wiktoria PlawskaRe: Animals...

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Your welcome, and thank you for welcoming me to SP.
Posted Jul 31, 2008 3:24 pm

Anya JingleRe: Love your wildlife pics!

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Thank you very much Alec. Seeing animals in the mountains always makes me happy even if I don't succeed in taking their portraits, but if I do then I'm even happier ;)
Cheers, AJ
Posted Sep 24, 2009 7:31 pm

RayMondoFab photo Anya

RayMondo

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We have the same or a similar big horn here in Exmoor UK. They like to head butt each other!
Posted Nov 8, 2009 6:16 am

EricChuHe's magnificent!

EricChu

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That's a great shot you took of this proud and beautiful mountain ram, dear Anya!
Posted Feb 6, 2010 5:02 am

KerstinAmazing photograph!

Kerstin

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It's always a treat to see them in the Sierra Nevada.
Posted May 17, 2012 8:33 pm

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Anya JingleSubmitted by Anya Jingle
on Apr 11, 2007 10:25 pm

Image ID: 284654
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Lat/Lon: 32.84000°N / 113.91°W
Object Title: Born to be Wild

Image Type(s): Wildlife