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Bighorn Sheep

Ovex canadensis

* The Bighorn Sheep is at home in rugged mountainous terrain.

* A herd is established in the Lone Peak Wilderness which adjoins Draper City.

* They feed on grasses, sedges, shrubs and forbes (broad leaved non-woody leafy plants).

  Photo copyright Robert Shanz Photo can be viewed at http://www.rshantz.com/Animals/Mammals/BighornRM/20020926BighornMorenci02.htm

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