Bighorn Sheep at Pikes Peak

September 30, 2014 at 9:29 am (Colorado, Nature, Nature photography, Photography, Wildlife) (, , )

Nyeah Nyeah

Nyeah Nyeah

Driving down from Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs with friends last week, we saw a herd of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep ewes with their families.  They sported patchy coats that looked like they were still shedding last winter’s fur when they should be growing this winter’s coat out.


A few were chewing cud or licking their lips, which made for a comical portrait.


You can see how well they blend in with the rocks.


Next on my bucket list – a herd of rams!








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1 Comment

  1. pam said,

    Did you say “hey, ewe!” When you saw them? Gorgeous!whatastreel

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