Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep negotiating snow at the bottom of a cliff on the south side of Loch Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

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Comments (7)

su.schle. on June 25, 2009

lovely terrain and lighting here, Rich, and a pretty picture. Is the sheep wearing some kind of collar? Best wishes, susan

Richard Ryer on June 26, 2009

Greetings Susan, Thanks for visiting and commenting. You are right. The sheep has a tracking collar and the scientists keep track of where it goes. It was very unusual for the sheep to be in this location in the winter. The liked the information.



su.schle. on June 28, 2009

I wonder if it is a little cumbersome for him to be wearing a collar. It is a lot handier nowadays to be tagged by microchip. Best wishes, susan

Richard Ryer on June 30, 2009

Greetings Susan, Chips would be nice. But the collar does not bother the animal and they get used to it in a couple of days.



bayernengel on December 28, 2011

wunderbar, like

Ich wünsche dir und deiner Familie einen Guten Rutsch ins Neue Jahr 2012.

Ein kleiner Blumenstrauß für dich !

Liebe Grüße sendet bayernengel aus Deutschland!

Richard Ryer on January 1, 2012

Greetings B, It was unusual to find this sheep up here. There is no food except deep under the snow. Cheers, Rich

Alexkarl on February 16, 2012

Beautiful shot and lighting. LIKE!!! Cheers, Alexandra & Karl-Heinz

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Photo taken in North Longs Peak Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park, CO 80517, USA

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