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Fighting for the Top Spot

Often when I see Big Horn Sheep in Jasper, they are licking the salt off the roads (or cars), however these guys must have been bored with that. They were using this rock and playing what looked like a game of king of the castle. One sheep would get on top of the rock, and then another sheep would approach and they would butt heads to see if they could take over the top spot.

 

These games went on for quite a while, over a half an hour that we watched them before moving on, and they were still going at it.

 

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Taken: May 17, 2015

Location: Jasper National Park, Alberta

Camera: Canon EOS 7D

Lens: Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM

Focal Length: 158mm

Aperture: f/8

ISO: 1600

Exposure: 1/1000

About this Image

Often when I see Big Horn Sheep in Jasper, they are licking the salt off the roads (or cars), however these guys must have been bored with that. They were using this rock and playing what looked like a game of king of the castle. One sheep would get on top of the rock, and then another sheep would approach and they would butt heads to see if they could take over the top spot.

 

These games went on for quite a while, over a half an hour that we watched them before moving on, and they were still going at it.

 

If you are interested in purchasing this image, or any other images on my site, please contact me contact@wildelements.ca.

 

Taken: May 17, 2015

Location: Jasper National Park, Alberta

Camera Specs

Camera: Canon EOS 7D

Lens: Canon EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM

Focal Length: 158mm

Aperture: f/8

ISO: 1600

Exposure: 1/1000