Ovis canadensis

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Noun1.Ovis canadensis - wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled hornsOvis canadensis - wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
mountain sheep - any wild sheep inhabiting mountainous regions
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2003) found that bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis mexicana, had no difference in time budget between the sexes.
Ovis canadensis was wiped out of most of its traditional habitat by the middle of last century because of susceptibility to diseases and parasites carried by domestic sheep, unregulated market hunting, and competition with domestic livestock, and today, opportunities to hunt are extremely rare and prized.
Epitelial cells derived from Ovis canadensis mexicana thawed skin tissue for a germplasm bank
Table 1: Collective North American species studied/managed at individual C2S2 institutions common name scientific name American burying beetle Nicrophorus americanus Attwater's prairie chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri black footed ferret Mustela nigripes black-capped vireo Vireo atricapilla California condor Gymnogyps californianus Desert bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis nelsoni desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii Florida panther Puma concolor coryi golden-cheeked warbler Dendroica chrysoparia Guam rail Gallirallus owstoni Hawaiian crow Corvus hawaiiensis Iiwi Vestiaria coccinea Amakihi Hemignathus virens Rota bridled white-eye Zosterops conspicillatus rotensis Mlcronesian kingfisher Todiramphus c.
Key words: Bibersteinia trehalosi, Glacier National Park, metapopulation, Ovis canadensis canadensis, Pasteurella trehalosi, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep
Predation by a Golden Eagle, Aquila chrysaetos, on a juvenile Mountain sheep, Ovis Canadensis.
The scientific name for bighorn sheep is Ovis canadensis.
Ovis Canadensis, the Rocky Mountain bighorn, is the largest wild sheep in North America.