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two bighorn sheep sparring in North Fork Canyon near Cody, Wyoming
January 12, 2015

Ram’s Eye

“During a recent trip to Wyoming to photograph wildlife, I made a point of stopping in the North Fork Canyon outside Cody, Wyoming, to photograph the bighorn sheep during their annual rut,” writes Your Shot member Dawn Wilson. “The weather had been warm, so activity was a bit low. But on my final drive out of the canyon before heading home, I came upon two rams fighting nonstop, to the point that each had a bloody nose. An hour into the battle, this ram, which wound up being defeated, stopped for the briefest of moments to look at me, almost like a plea for help.”

Wilson’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Dawn Wilson, National Geographic Your Shot

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