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Bighorn Sheep

Colorado Parks and Wildlife prepares Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, to relocate some the herd in Queens Canyon to a new home near Salida, Colo. Photos by Christian Murdock

District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder takes a picture of the bighorn sheep as they eat under a net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder takes a picture of the bighorn sheep as they eat under a net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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More than 60 bighorn sheep eat under a newly installed net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
More than 60 bighorn sheep eat under a newly installed net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Bighorn sheep watch as District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder prepares food for them under a net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Bighorn sheep watch as District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder prepares food for them under a net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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A ram eats Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, under a net installed earlier this week in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
A ram eats Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, under a net installed earlier this week in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Bighorn sheep watch as District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder arrives with their breakfast Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the herd will be captured and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Bighorn sheep watch as District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder arrives with their breakfast Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the herd will be captured and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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Bighorn sheep watch as District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder prepares food for them under a net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Bighorn sheep watch as District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder prepares food for them under a net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder takes a picture of the bighorn sheep as they eat under a net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida.  (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
District Wildlife Manager Travis Sauder takes a picture of the bighorn sheep as they eat under a net Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, in Queens Canyon north of Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Colorado Parks and Wildlife began Tuesday the week-long process of relocating some of the herd to a canyon near Salida. Next week the net will be dropped on the herd and about 20 ewes and rams will be moved to their new home near Salida. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)

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