Fun Friday: Getting “Nose-Thumbed” By a Ram

Actually, this Bighorn Sheep ram is performing a “lip curl”, a behavior exhibited in the rut. The males have exceptional olfactory organs and by pulling air into this region, they can sense if a ewe is in estrus. I’ll feature some more images and information on this behavior in another post. Photographic Equipment Used: Canon […]

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