Rocky Mountain sheep


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Rocky Mountain sheep:

see bighornbighorn
or Rocky Mountain sheep,
wild sheep, Ovis canadensis, of W North America, formerly plentiful in mountains from SW Canada to N Mexico. Indiscriminate hunting, disease, and scarcity of food enormously reduced its numbers by the mid-20th cent.
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He showed us how to tell the age of a Rocky Mountain sheep by its horns, which are of immense size.

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