Bighorn Sheep - Arches National Park

Pictures of wild Bighorn Sheep
Male Bighorn with a harem of females migrating across Arches National Park in Southern Utah. One of the female bighorns has a bulky radio collar.

Males are called rams.
Female are called ewes.

Ovis canadensis
Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis nelsoni)

January 1, 2007

The dominant male watching out for his pack.

This male bighorn sheep was making sure I didn't come any closer.

You don't want to get on a bighorn's bad side.

One of the older females has a radio collar.

Eight is never enough for Billy Bighorn.

Bighorn guarding his flock.

The Ram tells the Ewes thats it's time to go.

Thanks to Heid, Marina, and Zane.


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