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bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis)
Subject: bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis)
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Albert Bierstadt - Rocky Mountain Sheep or Big Horn, Ovis, Montana.jpg
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bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis)

Artist Albert Bierstadt (1830–1902)
English: Rocky Mountain Sheep or Big Horn, Ovis Montana
Date circa 1884
Medium oil on canvas mounted on panel

The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) is a species of sheep native to North America named for its large horns. Bighorn sheep are named for the large, curved horns borne by the rams (males). Ewes (females) also have horns, but they are shorter with less curvature.

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