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Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep, part 2

Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep copyright © Diane Schuller

I was fortunate to get these even though they’re not top quality. It was getting quite dark so I had to pump up my ISO plus I didn’t have a long enough zoom with me either. They sure are majestic animals. I’d much rather see wildlife in-the-wild like this than kept in a zoo.

Rocky Mountain Big Horn Sheep in black & white © Diane Schuller

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don - December 6, 2010 - 12:30 pm

He is a magnificent animal. You did a good job of coping with the subdued lighting.
I too like to see them free and roaming rather than penned in a zoo.

Will Williams - December 6, 2010 - 6:09 pm

It’s great to see these sheep in the wild, and you’ve done a superb job photographing them.

John Maslowski - December 6, 2010 - 6:48 pm

Would love to see these fascinating animals in person. Excellent capture Diane, beautiful details.

Steve - December 7, 2010 - 10:00 pm


Marcie - December 8, 2010 - 7:48 am

Beautiful creatures. Lucky you to have been there to capture them!

Eileen - December 13, 2010 - 5:38 pm

I often see sheep in Spences Bridge enroute to and from Vancouver.