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.
I've hunted all four, some many times, and I'd have to say that the hardest to hunt is the Rocky Mountain sheep.

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