Desert Bighorn Sheep Photo Gallery
What does the Desert Bighorn Sheep look like?
Both genders grow horns, while mature males have the impressive full curl. Desert Bighorn Sheep are heavy and stocky. They have concave hooves that allows them to climb steep slopes.
Desert Bighorn Sheep Habitat
Desert Bighorn Sheep Facts
The desert bighorn are uniquely adapted for living in arid climates. Unlike most mammals, their body temperature can safely fluctuate several degrees. Also they often go weeks without drinking water. They can to lose up to 30% of their body weight and still survive. Mountain Lions, Bobcats and Coyotes are their primary predators.