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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The Stone sheep is found at the northern terminus of the Rocky Mountains and in adjacent smaller ranges, essentially the northern third of British Columbia and extending into Yukon.
If the approaching animal were a bull elk, or a Stone sheep, that same heart would be racing just as fast.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It also has Rocky Mountain bighorns and California bighorns, and in addition to the famous Stone sheep hunting, there's a small population of pure white Dall sheep in the northwest corner.
Hoffman booked two more bowhunts for sheep in 1984--a Stone sheep hunt in British Columbia and another Canmore bighorn hunt.