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Texas Dall Sheep

Texas Dall Sheep
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Texas Dall Sheep

About

The Thinhorn sheep is a species of sheep native to northwestern North America, ranging from white to slate brown in colour and having curved yellowish brown horns. There are two subspecies the nominate Dall sheep or Dall’s sheep and the more southern subspecies, Stone sheep which is a slaty brown with some white patches on the rump and inside the hind legs.

Fun Facts
  • Sun themselves on exposed slopes when cold and sunny, but not windy.
  • Can go 2 to 3 days without water if conditions optimal.
  • Texas dall males typically weigh between 130 and 160 lbs; females 80 to 100 lbs.
Conservation

Lowest risk; does not qualify for a higher risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.