Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep

The Bighorn's outer hoof is rigid like a toenail allowing it to catch slight protrusions, while the inner pad is soft to provide grip.

Taxonomic name: Ovis canadensis

Type: Mammal

Conservation Status: Least Concert

Wild Range: Grassland and rocky areas such as inland cliffs and mountain peaks in North America

Diet: Mainly Grass, with some browsing

Longevity: 12 - 15 years

Size: Stand around 40 inches (102 centimetres) tall at the shoulder

Weight: Females: 73-133 kg Males: over 159 kg