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Bighorn Sheep

Added by yongli on 05/09/2016 - 15:43, last changed on 09/08/2016 - 18:41
The Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep ( Ovis Canadensis ) is one of four native sheep species that inhabit the North American continent and the only one that resides in Colorado. Bighorn sheep play a key role in bringing tourist and revenue into the state. Characteristics and Habits Known for their...

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Added by Greg Vogl on 08/14/2014 - 08:22, last changed on 09/10/2016 - 07:05
The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, Ovis canadensis , was adopted as the official state animal on May 1, 1961 by an act of the General Assembly. The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep is found only in the Rockies, usually above timberline in rugged mountainous areas. The male sheep is three to three and a...
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