“Dirty Hairy”

© Teklanika Photography 2014
© Teklanika Photography 2014

Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis)
San Isabel National Forest, Colorado
Canon 7D
Canon 100-400mm lens @ 220mm
1/400 sec @ f5
iso 320
© Teklanika Photography 2014

“Go Forth and Be Sheep” Says Biologist Moving Bighorns to Hayman Fire Area

courtesy of The Denver Post
by Bruce Finley

A swath of Colorado’s most fire-ravaged forest last week became home to a band of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, a species that has made the best of degraded land before.

State wildlife managers transplanted the nine rams and ewes as part of a new strategy that takes advantage of the 215-square-mile area southwest of Denver left charred and barren by the 2002 Hayman wildfire.

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December 23, 2010 – January 3, 2011

Some older shots that I’ve finally gotten around to processing, as well as a couple new ones from the last couple of weeks…

November 24, 2010 – More Old & New Shots

Still working on cleaning up the old hard drive, here’s another batch of shots that were overlooked the first time around.

November 14, 2010 – Old & New Shots

In an effort to conserve disk space and clean up my hard drive, I’ve been going through my files and deleting unwanted shots. I came across a couple of decent shots that, for one reason or another, I’d overlooked.