• Rainbow over Half Dome

    Yosemite

    National Park California

Mating: 'Counting Sheep' Film Clip

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Sierra Nevada Bighorn Sheep: View the sheep's intricate mating habits in a segment from the Counting Sheep documentary, created by Green TV in 2004. Commentary by University of California White Mountain Research Station biologist John Wehausen. (3 minutes and 23 seconds)

  • Overview: See an introduction to this endangered animal. (1 minute and 45 seconds)
  • Range: View how the sheep's habitat has lessened through the past century. (33 seconds)

Did You Know?

Merced River Gorge

Descending from Yosemite Valley, the Merced River becomes a continuous cascade in a narrow gorge littered by massive boulders. Dropping 2,000 feet in 14 miles, canyon walls rise steeply from the river and have many seasonal waterfalls cascading down to the river.