Dall sheep


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Wikipedia.

Dall 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.
..... Click the link for more information.
, in zoology.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
References in periodicals archive ?
Serological survey for Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae in free and ranging Dall sheep (Ovis dalli) in Alaska.J.
The Texas White Dall sheep make great companion animals for running with horses or cattle, however the rams need a little watching so they don't become a pest to the other livestock.
This year you will travel to Portage, along Turnagain Arm, past Indian, and across Potter Marsh, past glaciers, the Chugach Mountains, Dall sheep clinging to rugged cliffs, and the reflections in Cook Inlet.
Aerial survey and Dall sheep population size: comparative usefulness of external and internal population dynamics for management purposes.
When they went to Alaska to start a chapter, the Woolleys each bagged a Dall sheep large enough to make the Boone and Crockett Club's big game listing.
Dall sheep (Ovis dalli), moose, caribou (Rangifer tarandus), and ground squirrels are found in this region.
We stopped to watch bald eagles, caribou, Dall sheep, brown bears, moose, and ptarmigan.
Next we journey to Denali where we'll view abundant large mammals, including grizzly bears, moose, Dall sheep, and caribou!
"You're gonna see caribou, Dall sheep, American Bald Eagles, and bears.
The needs of desert bighorns (ranging from Utah to Mexico) and thin-horns (Dall sheep and stone sheep of Alaska and western Canada) are similar.
Tourists coming to see Alaska's bountiful caribou, moose, dall sheep, and more would spend their money on businesses that provide Alaskan residents with jobs--hotels, restaurants, cruises, and car rentals.
It is pygmy forests and stunted spruce, giant herds of caribou, domesticated reindeer, pluss moose, Dall sheep, wolf, Arctic fox, bear, and ptarmigan.