• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Overview: 'Counting Sheep' Film Clip

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Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep: View an introduction to this endangered animal, listed under the Endangered Species Act, in the Counting Sheep documentary, created by Green TV in 2004.
(1 minute and 45 seconds)

  • Mating: See the sheep's intricate mating habits. (3 minutes and 23 seconds)
  • Range: View how the sheep's habitat has lessened through the past century. (33 seconds)

Did You Know?

American Indians use traditional ignition methods on a prescribed fire project

The indigenous people of Yosemite Valley have used fire as a tool for thousands of years. Fire was used to encourage the growth of plants used for basket making and to promote the growth of the black oak--a sun loving species--and a staple food source for American Indians from this region.