Desert Bighorn Sheep Galore!!!!

Desert Bighorn Sheep Galore!!!!

I was hiking through the hills in Southern Utah in April when in the early evening I came upon a large band of about thirty individual desert bighorn sheep, including other rams, ewes, and lambs. It took me many hours of stalking and staying put to get this close for these images. After a lot of time waiting, crawling closer, paying attention to wind direction more waiting, I eventually somehow got myself this close and it lasted for about an hour before they melted into the fading desert night…

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Desert Bighorn Sheep

Desert Bighorn Sheep – Iron County, Utah

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Rich Leighton
January 9, 2017
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Pro photographer, writer, master naturalist, Florida native in the PNW, lucky husband, father of two boys, big hockey and soccer fan, and native orchid hunter.

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