Observation ID: 86627

Submitted by Bighorn Institute on Thu, 05/06/2021 - 10:31
Condition
Dead
Animal
Peninsular Bighorn Sheep
Identification Confidence
100% certain
Observation Date / Time

At 1135 hrs, on Sunday, March 28th, Bighorn Institute received a report of a bighorn sheep hit above Vista Point on Highway 74. We responded and found an injured ram with a compound right distal tibial fracture at postmile marker 87. The ram had to be euthanized. 

Observer
Bighorn Institute
Travel Frequency
weekly
Estimated Time Since Impact
definitely less than 3 hours
Carcass Position
road shoulder
Roadway Speed Limit
55 mph
Road Type
state / rural highway

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