Stone sheep


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Stone sheep

or

Stone's sheep

n
(Animals) a wild sheep found in the Yukon and the northern Rocky Mountains
[C19: after the US naturalist Andrew Jackson Stone, who first discovered the breed in 1896]
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We can't ali bowhunt Stone sheep, but Jim Winjum describes what it's like.
Knowing that this was more of an exception than the rule, I quickly started to focus on my upcoming stone sheep hunt, which was scheduled for the fall of 2012.
DEL BOY'S van, stone sheep, flocks of doves - these are the elaborate headstones angry mourners claim are making a mockery of our graveyards.
He used it on three Stone sheep, as well as a big moose and some other critters, during that trip.
Although he took many exceptional trophies in a lifetime of hunting, his proudest achievement was a stone sheep taken in British Columbia and two dall sheep from the Yukon Territory, which placed high in the Boone and Crocket record book.
Stone sheep and their habitat in the northern Rocky Mountains foothills of British Columbia.
Many of the exhibition's early artefacts, such as the stone sheep coffins and large engraved stone slabs from this period, were discovered in this remote desert region of China in the 19th century.
This once provided the water for the traditional stone sheep wash just to the left.
As players progress through the game, they can hunt more than 36 big game animals including traditional favorites like elk and moose, as well as rare breeds of animals such as bison, stone sheep and musk ox.
We both agreed that although all of the sheep species can be difficult, the most difficult and expensive would probably be Stone sheep in British Columbia.
Even with unlimited time and money (a highly unlikely scenario, indeed), how many of us are prepared to chase caribou on the sub-arctic tundra, moose in the Yukon Territory or stone sheep in the mountains of British Columbia without the assistance of an outfitter to handle logistics?
Wooden doors, water taps and pipes situated on the outside of the building were damaged and stone sheep pens, fencing and a sign post were vandalised.