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Anza Borrego Desert State Park - Desert Bighorn Sheep Photos
Anza Borrego Desert State Park - Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorns thrive in an environment that is almost waterless and relatively barren of vegetation.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-120 request pricing Google Earth

Desert Bighorn Sheep Images
Desert Bighorn Sheep
During the heat of mid day Bighorns often retire to shaded areas or high spots to lie down and chew their cud.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-125 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Anza Borrego Desert State Park - Desert Bighorn Sheep
Anza Borrego Desert State Park - Desert Bighorn Sheep
Male Bighorn sheep are called rams. When mature they fully develop their distinctive spiraled horns, which can be over 30 inches in length with a circumference of 15 inches.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-079 request pricing

Desert Bighorn Sheep Pictures
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Their coloration allows them to blend almost perfectly into their desert habitat. Bighorn Sheep range in color from light to dark brown to grayish with white rump and lining along the back of all four legs.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-110 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Adult female playfully sparring with a yearling.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-111 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorns thrive in an environment that is almost waterless and relatively barren of vegetation.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-119 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorn Sheep
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-124 request pricing Google Earth

Desert Bighorn Sheep Stock Photography
Desert Bighorn Sheep
During the heat of mid day Bighorns often retire to shaded areas or high spots to lie down and chew their cud.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-126 request pricing Google Earth

Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram Photos
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-081 request pricing

Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram Images
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Diet varies depending on the season. Bighorns subsist on grasses or sedges during the heat of the desert summer when few other choices are available. In winter they eat plants such as willow, sage and rabbit bush.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-086 request pricing

Stock photography of Desert Bighorn Sheep Grazing
Desert Bighorn Sheep Grazing
The borrego desert bighorn sheep reached a low of only 280 animals in 1996. Since being inluded on the federal endangered species list , their numbers have recovered to about 600.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-102 request pricing Google Earth

Desert Bighorn Sheep Grazing Pictures
Desert Bighorn Sheep Grazing
In heavy drought years these very reclusive animals can be forced into lower elevation areas in search of food and water. This group was foraging just off the established trail in Borrego Palm Canyon.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-113 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Desert Bighorn Sheep - Lamb
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Lamb
Lambs are born from late February to May. In the harsh desert conditions only about one third will survive their first year.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-115 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Desert Bighorn Sheep - Lamb
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Lamb
Lambs are born with light-colored woolly coats. In little more than a day they are able to walk and climb as well as its mother and stays with her for the first year.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-117 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorns thrive in an environment that is almost waterless and relatively barren of vegetation.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-121 request pricing Google Earth

Desert Bighorn Sheep Stock Photography
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorns thrive in an environment that is almost waterless and relatively barren of vegetation.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-122 request pricing Google Earth

Desert Bighorn Sheep Photos
Desert Bighorn Sheep
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-123 request pricing Google Earth

Desert Bighorn Sheep Images
Desert Bighorn Sheep
During the heat of mid day Bighorns often retire to shaded areas or high spots to lie down and chew their cud.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-127 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-076 request pricing

Desert Bighorn Sheep Pictures
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Females are called ewes. They have horns but don't develop the heavy spiraled shape of a mature ram.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-077 request pricing

Stock photos of Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-078 request pricing

Pictures of Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-080 request pricing

Stock images of Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-082 request pricing

Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram Stock Photography
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-083 request pricing

Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram Photos
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-084 request pricing

Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram Images
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-085 request pricing

Stock photography of Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Males are called rams. When mature they fully develop their distinctive spiraled horns.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-087 request pricing

Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram Pictures
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Males are called rams. When mature they fully develop their distinctive spiraled horns.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-088 request pricing

Stock photos of Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Desert Bighorn Sheep - Ram
Their coloration allows them to blend almost perfectly into their desert habitat.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-089 request pricing

Pictures of Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorn Sheep
The Desert Bighorn Sheep is a subspecies only found in the desert regions of the southwestern United States. Listed as a federal endangered species in March of 1998. With the combination of loss of habitat due to urban development drought and disease their numbers and areas of distribution have plummeted in the past 50 years.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-103 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Desert Bighorn Sheep
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Females are called ewes. They have horns but don't develop the heavy spiraled shape of a mature ram.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-104 request pricing Google Earth

Desert Bighorn Sheep Grazing Stock Photography
Desert Bighorn Sheep Grazing
In heavy drought years these very reclusive animals can be forced into lower elevation areas in search of food and water. This group was foraging just off the established trail in Borrego Palm Canyon.
species: Ovis canadensis nelsoni
photo-id: DBO-105 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| Anza Borrego | Endangered Species | Joshua Tree | Salton Sea |

species represented
Ovis canadensis nelsoni

keywords
Endangered Species, Ewes, Horn, Horns, Lamb, Lambs, Peninsular, Rams, Rutting

related blog posts
Desert Bighorn Sheep

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| BLM Bureau of Land Management Desert Bighorn Sheep | DesertUSA Desert Bighorn Sheep | US Fish and Wildlife Service Desert Bighorn Sheep |
| Wikipedia Desert Bighorn Sheep |

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