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Big Horn Sheep from SE Colorado

In a tiny ignored canyon in SE Colorado, on a good day you might find up to 25 to 35 elegant Big Horn Sheep, Colorado's state mammal. Seeing very few humans due to the remote location, they are relatively calm around humans. This sheep was on a canyon wall when I first saw him. The herd was across the road. The herd acted as if they were going to join him on the canyon slopes and at the last minute changed their mind. Consequently, he slowly reversed his climb, crossed the road and did this magical leap over a farmer's barbed wire fence in order to join his family.

TAGS: Colorado, United States

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© Jill Smith.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 11.2014
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 11, 2014, 8:45 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D3200
Focal Length: 300mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1250
Aperture: f8
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PHOTO LOCATION Colorado, United States of America