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    Baa baa black sheep

    Maybe a weird question, but do bighorn sheep "baa" or make any type of vocalization? Went on a hike this afternoon south of Vegas and from the canyon below me I swear I heard a distinct "baa baa." I was in great sheep habitat and there was plenty of sign everywhere, but for the life of me I couldn't find the source.
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    Shoulda busted out your spotter!! I've never heard a bighorn baa. They very possibly may though.
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    Ha ha! I brought it!!! And still couldn't find anything. Might be operator error

    I was actually hoping to put the glass on some sheep to break it in, but instead was having hallucinations apparently.
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    You can drag a horse to water.... did you head down by the lake? There tough to get an eye for. There the same brown as the terrain.
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    Thats to funny!!

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    http://www.desertusa.com/bighorn/bighorn-sheep.html

    According to this site, the ewes do make a baa sound when communicating with the lambs. I have been within 10 yards of ewes and I don't remember hearing them do anything but burp, cough, and fart... Kind of noisy really.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hardstalk View Post
    You can drag a horse to water.... did you head down by the lake? There tough to get an eye for. There the same brown as the terrain.
    Very funny... I went down by McCullough Pass in the McCullough Range. And yes, they're not the easiest to pick out
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    Ive heard them make the "baa" sound before...i was right above a group in a very steep area and until i heard that i didn't even know they were below me..they we actually quite vocal while i watched them

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