Rocky Mountain bighorn

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Noun1.Rocky Mountain bighorn - wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled hornsRocky Mountain bighorn - 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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There are four species of North American sheep--Dall, Stone, Rocky Mountain bighorn, and Desert bighorn.
All desert sheep are subspecies of the Rocky Mountain bighorn, Ovis canadensis, adapted to the Southwest's arid mountains.
In my 'native' state of Colorado, the Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep have suffered from a strain of pneumonia introduced with domesticated sheep in the nineteenth century.
Then, in November 2011, I tagged my Rocky Mountain bighorn in Alberta, Canada.
Microorganisms associated with a pneumonic epizootic in Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis).
I was hunting Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep in Wyoming.
We studied the distribution of Pasteurella trehalosi genotypes isolated from oropharyngeal tissues of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis) in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada and Glacier National Park, Montana, USA.
Stocks from the horns of the Rocky Mountain Bighorn sheep are a creamy straw color with a grainy pattern and almost translucent with streaks of black.
Join the hunter patriots helping freedom ring." Although this language has a rhetorical toxicity outside of hunting culture, groups like FNAWS, which now has 19,000 members and has auctioned the right to kill a single Rocky Mountain bighorn for as much as $405,000, are part of an old tradition in American hunting, one that has seen a dramatic resurgence in the last few years.
This species has been traditionally divided into seven subspecies, including Rocky Mountain bighorn (O.

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