Bighorn Sheep in the Grand Canyon

Desert bighorn sheep are nimble-footed and inhabit terrain that is rocky and steep. You may see them along the rim of the Grand Canyon.
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Bighorn Sheep in the Grand Canyon

High on most national park visitors' wish list when vacationing to a national park in the Western U. S. is wildlife viewing.

While Grand Canyon National Park is not exactly famous for its wildlife viewing opportunities, there are some wild animals here that visitors might see.

Learn a little about the desert bighorn sheep.

Desert bighorn sheep
These are stocky sheep that are similar in size to the mule deer. They are nimble-footed and inhabit terrain that is rocky and steep. The color of the animal's coat makes it difficult to spot while hiking in or floating through the Grand Canyon, but they are here.

What Does a Desert Bighorn Sheep look like?

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