(also Dall's sheep)
A wild North American sheep found in mountainous country from Alaska to British Columbia.
- Ovis dalli, family Bovidae
- Here, just 250 miles south of the Arctic Circle, grizzly bears meander along the roads, caribou feed with calves in tow, and mountain goats and Dall sheep cling to high outcroppings.
- Polar and grizzly bear, caribou, musk ox, Dall sheep, wolf, arctic fox, and more than 100 species of migratory birds use the land.
- Then there's the scenery - the mountains, the Dall sheep on the hillsides, the pods of Beluga whales passing by - where else can you find that?
Early 20th century: named after William H. Dall (1845–1927), US naturalist.
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