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Created 24-Feb-15
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Desert Big Horn Rams are majestic creatures that inhabit the rugged and arid landscapes of the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. These impressive animals are known for their massive curved horns, which can reach up to 3 feet in length and weigh as much as 30 pounds. While these horns are primarily used for defense against predators and foraging for food, they also play a crucial role in the desert big horn ram's mating rituals.

During the breeding season, male desert big horn rams will engage in fierce battles with one another in order to establish dominance and secure the right to mate with females. These fights can be incredibly intense, with rams charging at each other at speeds of up to 20 miles per hour and colliding with tremendous force. The sound of their horns clashing can be heard from a distance, and the sight of two massive rams locked in combat is a breathtaking display of nature's power.
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Wildlife
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Keywords:Arizona, Big, Big Horn, Desert, Fine Art, Horn, James Marvin Phelps, James Marvin Phelps Photography, Nevada, Ram, Ewe, Lamb,, Sheep, Sheep, Stock Photography, Utah, Wildlife, Wildlife Photography