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Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)

Bighorn Sheep are exceptional climbers. They are spotted throughout the Badlands. The horns of the male bighorns can weight 30 pounds. The males will crash their giant horns into each other with deadly force an amazing spectacle of nature.

Color: Grayish brown to light Brown, White muzzle, belly and rump

Height: 3.5 feet

Length: 6.5 feet

Male Weight: 270 pounds 

Female Weight: 145 pounds

Lifespan: up to16 years in the wild

Speed: 20 MPH (can leap up to 20 feet)

Bighorn Sheep: Welcome
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