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Mojave River Valley Museum
DEATH VALLEY WILDLIFE >
Mammals > Hooved Mammals
In Panamint, Cottonwood and Grapevine Mountains; Hunter Mountain area.
Desert Bighorn Sheep
Ovis canadensis nelsoni
Surrounding mountains, especially inaccessible ridges and canyons, usually near water.
Introduced in the 1880s; mountains and high desert; active removal program by NPS.
Introduced; active removal program by NPS.