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White Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
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Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)

This white bighorn has been living at Red Rocks Canyon NCA for about a decade. It is not albino. We were concerned during the pneumonia epidemic that this big buck would succumb, but he survived (see Tim Woznick's great photos from April 2015), and his is still roaming the hills at Red Rocks in January 2018.

Desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis)
Bighorn are occasionally all white (not albino); Dec 2008
Desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis)
White bighorn sheep (not albino); Dec 2008
Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
White bighorn sheep (not albino); Feb 2011
Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
White bighorn sheep (not albino); April 2015
Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
White bighorn sheep (not albino); April 2015
Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
White bighorn sheep (not albino); April 2015
Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
White bighorn sheep (not albino); January 2018
Desert Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)
White bighorn sheep (not albino); January 2018

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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