Wild Sheep Terms
Updated: 10:31am December 14th, 2007
Here are some common terms to help you understand wild sheep:
Conservation – wise use of renewable natural resources.
Dall’s Sheep – wild sheep that live in Alaska and northwestern Canada with white hair.
Desert Bighorns – wild sheep that live in the dry, desert mountains of the Southwestern United States and Mexico.
Ewes – female wild sheep.
Forbs – herbs wild sheep eat.
Habitat – natural home of an animal or plant.
Migrate – when wild sheep move to new homes.
Ram – male wild sheep.
Rocky Mountain Bighorns – wild sheep that live in the western mountains of North America.
Rutting Season – when wild sheep mate.
Stone’s Sheep – wild sheep that live in northern and central Canada with mostly black and some white hair.
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