Bighorn Sheep

Bighorn Sheep

An encounter with Bighorn Sheep rams near Cathedral Peaks. Lake Mead Area, Nevada. December 4 before noon, 2008.
Anya Jingle
on Dec 16, 2008 1:45 am
Image Type(s): Wildlife
Image ID: 472453


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adygaz - Dec 17, 2008 1:46 am - Voted 10/10

Very nice

posture of the animals. Did you used a tele lens or you sneak close to them?

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Dec 19, 2008 11:49 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Very nice

Thank you. I did both. I was only about 40 feet from them and used a tele lens.

Marija Jokanovic

Marija Jokanovic - Dec 17, 2008 3:18 am - Voted 10/10


for the POD.
Beautiful animals.

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Dec 20, 2008 6:41 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Congratulations..

Thank you Marija. They are magnificent.
I never get tired of watching them.
Happy Holidays!

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - Dec 17, 2008 10:59 am - Voted 10/10

good job

Anya....never as bold and beutiful as what I am used to up north or as large as the big horns in Zion, but these two look spectacular and you snuck up on them! In Canada, you get right up next to them, as they are used to licking the broken minerals off of the road as well as your urine. But the ones I have seen in Red Rocks and Zion don't have that necessary relationship (easy to lick up minerals and salt without any help) and are normally quite skittish. Cheers.

Anya Jingle

Anya Jingle - Dec 20, 2008 6:40 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: good job

Thanks for the comment Dow. They tend to be skittish indeed. The ones in Lake Mead area even more so than the Red Rocks band. These two hung around because they tried to get our attention off the lambs and females that were resting nearby. We only realized it much later. Cheers.


savatic - Dec 17, 2008 11:53 am - Voted 10/10

Bravo Anya !

Nice photo and beautiful animals.
Regard Milan!


BLong - Sep 24, 2009 12:50 am - Voted 10/10

Nice photo

One of many great shots. Congrats!

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