(There are no native wild sheep in Africa, South America, or the entire South Pacific region.) There are two species in North America, bighorns and "thin-horned" Dall and Stone sheep
, and just one in Europe, the mouflon.
And waaaay up the hill in front of me--77 yards away, according to my rangefinder--a stone sheep
3-D target stood broadside.
They're ideal for long-range pokes and if you're looking at a monster stone sheep
way out yonder, the .26 Nosier or 6.5-300 Weatherby would be a wonderful choice.
Chances are they're helping one of their friends pick the exact dates and best guide to use at a premier Stone sheep
outfit in British Columbia.
DEL BOY'S van, stone sheep
, flocks of doves - these are the elaborate headstones angry mourners claim are making a mockery of our graveyards.
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.
In August 2007, at age 81, Bob loosed an arrow at a Stone sheep
in British Columbia to complete that quest.
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.
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.