Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep

Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep

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Ovis canadensis sierrae

The Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep is subspecies of bighorn sheep unique to the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. A 2016 genetics study confirmed significant divergence between the three subspecies of North America's bighorn sheep: Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep, Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep and desert bighorn sheep. Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep were listed as a federally endangered subspecies in 2000. As of 2016, over 600 Sierra bighorn remain in the wild.

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References

1. Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_Nevada_bighorn_sheep

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