Stone Sheep

The stone sheep (Ovis dalli Stonei) is a subspecies of Thinhorn sheep, primarily found in Northern British Columbia. 

Taxonomic Name:
Ovis dalli stonei

Status: 
Least Concern (IUCN)

Type:
Mammal

Diet:
 Grasses, twigs, leaves, and buds

Longevity in the wild: 
14 years

Size: 1.5 metres

Fun Fact: Male's horns grow thick and spiral with age, while female's horns remain slender

You can find the Zoo's stone sheep in the Asia exhibit, across from the snow leopards. 

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