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Last Updated: 02/13/2008

Desert Bighorn Sheep Trapping Operation Photos


slinging a sheep
Chopper slinging a desert bighorn ram.
helicopter lifts a desert bighorn ram
Helicopter lifting desert bighorn ram.


processing bighorn sheep during trap
Processing a desert bighorn prior to transport.


loading bighorn sheep into a trailer
Loading desert bighorn into the transport trailer.


ram during a release
Desert bighorn ram released with radio collar.


three rams during a release
Desert bighorn rams after being released.