Dall sheep

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Dall sheep

 (dôl) or Dall's sheep (dôlz)
n.
A large wild sheep (Ovis dalli) of the mountainous regions of northwest North America, ranging in color from white to nearly black and having large, curved horns.

[After William Healey Dall (1845-1927), American naturalist.]
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Noun1.Dall sheep - large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and AlaskaDall sheep - large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska
genus Ovis, Ovis - sheep
wild sheep - undomesticated sheep
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The Dall sheep is Ovis dalli dalli while the dark race to the south is Ovis dalli stonei.
Keywords: Alaska, Dall's sheep, harvest, horn-curl, management, mortality, Ovis dalli dalli
Observations of vehicle traffic interfering with migration of Dall's sheep, Ovis dalli dalli, in Denali National Park, Alaska.