Desert bighorn sheep, female ewe. The desert bighorn sheep occupies dry, rocky mountain ranges in the Mojave and Sonoran desert regions of California, Nevada and Mexico. The desert bighorn sheep is highly endangered in the United States, having a population of only about 4000 individuals, and is under survival pressure due to habitat loss, disease, over-hunting, competition with livestock, and human encroachment.
Species: Desert bighorn sheep
, Ovis canadensis nelsoni
Image ID: 14667
Format: Digital 2:3
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