Definition of Dall sheep

1. Noun. Large white wild sheep of northwestern Canada and Alaska.

Exact synonyms: Dall's Sheep, Ovis Montana Dalli, White Sheep
Group relationships: Genus Ovis, Ovis
Generic synonyms: Wild Sheep

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dall Sheep

Dalek voice
Dalek voices
Dalen-Fuchs nodules
Dall's sheep
Dall sheep (current term)
Dalmatia pyrethrum
Dalmatian iris
Dalmatian laburnum
Dalmatian pyrethrum
Dalrymple's sign

Literary usage of Dall sheep

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"Sheep Mountain is the home of a large herd of Dall sheep. The center has a viewing telescope, or you can take the Sheep Mountain Hike (see Hiking, above). ..."

2. The Wilderness of the Upper Yukon: A Hunter's Explorations for Wild Sheep in by Charles Sheldon (1911)
"That sheep do cross the barriers is proved by the fact that occasionally one of intermediate color is found among the white Dall sheep on the Watson River, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1908)
"Dall sheep. WHITE SHEER Seven specimens, six adult males and one (skull) adult female, taken August 10-30. Indefinite reports have been current to some ..."

4. The American Museum of Natural History: Its Origin, Its History, the Growth by Henry Fairfield Osborn (1911)
"This expedition also provided the specimens for the Dall sheep group, completed in 1909, as well as a Daii sheep large and important collection of other ..."

5. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International Conference by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Non- migratory animals such as barren-ground grizzly bear, dall sheep, moose, nesting birds, and lake-bound fish populations can also be related to ..."

6. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"... large mammals (caribou, moose, and dall sheep), smaller fur-bearing mammals (for example, beaver, hare, and ground squirrel), and edible plants. ..."

7. The Fauna of a Medial Tertiary Formation and the Associated Horizons of by Roy Ernest Dickerson, William Stephen Webster Kew (1917)
"... for which the Academy is indebted to Mr. HO Harrison of San Francisco; skins and skulls of 3 caribou, 3 Dall sheep, 2 mountain goats, and one moose, ..."

8. Cruising Alaska: A Traveler's Guide to Cruising Alaskan Waters & Discovering by Larry H. Ludmer (2001)
"Windy Point and Falls Creek also provide great views of mountain and sea, but are best known as places where you're likely to see Dall sheep clinging to the ..."

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