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Before dawn on the Highwood Pass

Kananaskis Bighorn - © Christopher Martin-9961

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This bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) was snacking on salt roadside and was unsure of my intentions as I drove by.  A flash was needed as the morning was still waiting for night to loosen its grip.  I was just west of the Highwood Pass on Highway 40 in Kananaskis Country – likely my last drive over this spot before it is closed for the winter.

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3 responses

  1. Frazee

    you are lucky to get this picture

    November 24, 2014 at 2:48 am

  2. This is magnificent, Chris!

    November 23, 2014 at 5:50 pm

  3. He looks very healthy-hope he stays that way.

    November 23, 2014 at 9:40 am

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