• 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?

Upper Yosemite Fall with spring runoff

Yosemite Falls is fed mostly by snowmelt. Peak flow usually happens in late May, but by August, Yosemite Falls is often dry. It begins flowing again a few months later, after winter snows arrive.