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Wolf vs. Bighorn sheep
Wild Sheep
Contributors to this thread:
iceman 23-Jun-16
stoneman 23-Jun-16
Destroyer350 23-Jun-16
Sage Buffalo 23-Jun-16
Bigfoot 23-Jun-16
Bowboy 23-Jun-16
Topgun 30-06 23-Jun-16
APauls 23-Jun-16
sitO 23-Jun-16
HUNT MAN 23-Jun-16
Quinn @work 23-Jun-16
walking buffalo 23-Jun-16
iceman 23-Jun-16
BULELK1 24-Jun-16
LBshooter 24-Jun-16
OFFHNTN 24-Jun-16
HerdManager 24-Jun-16
From: iceman
23-Jun-16

iceman's Link
Wild Sheep Foundation shared this link on their facebook page. Incredible video from Kananaskis, Alberta.

From: stoneman
23-Jun-16
wow - parents handled that well with their children I thought, kudos to them.

From: Destroyer350
23-Jun-16
Wow is right!

From: Sage Buffalo
23-Jun-16
That's insane video. Once-in-a-few-lifetimes.

Amazing how fast he broke the neck.

From: Bigfoot
23-Jun-16
A different video, of a wolf taking down a sheep, was taken on the same stretch of road this spring. The highway does create an unnatural situation that benefits the wolves. The sheep come down for the minerals (salt) on the road and the fresh growth in the ditches. The wolves have a much easier time catching them as compared to the cliffy terrain not far from the road.

From: Bowboy
23-Jun-16
Thanks for posting!

From: Topgun 30-06
23-Jun-16
"That's insane video. Once-in-a-few-lifetimes. Amazing how fast he broke the neck."

He didn't break it's neck. It was out of gas and he knocked it down into the ditch where it was so exhausted it couldn't get up. When he finally got it up to the top you can see the sheep up on it's feet struggling in the bushes and that wouldn't happen if it had a broken neck!

From: APauls
23-Jun-16
Ya what an experience. Agree though there was no neck broken. As they crest the hill the sheep lifts its head, and then when the wolf grabs it by the neck it is on its feet as he drags it into the bush.

From: sitO
23-Jun-16
In case you have qualms, like I do, watching or reading anything on Huffington.

A little taste of nature there kids eh...

From: HUNT MAN
23-Jun-16
Wow

From: Quinn @work
23-Jun-16
I think I would of "accidentally" sped up and swerved into the breakdown lane for a few seconds until I heard a thump on my front bumper if no one was coming the other direction.

23-Jun-16
Sage Buffalo

That sheep displayed Tonic immobility when first knocked down by the wolf. He was Scared stiff.

From: iceman
23-Jun-16
Thanks, sitO. Not a Huff Post guy either.

Quinn - I agree!

From: BULELK1
24-Jun-16
Powerful animals these wolves

Thanks for the link

Good luck, Robb

From: LBshooter
24-Jun-16
Nature at work, very cool. What are the odds of seeing that interaction, and yes the parents did a great job explaining.

From: OFFHNTN
24-Jun-16
I would've had a very tough time sitting there watching that. Poor sheep.......#@&$%! wolf!

From: HerdManager
24-Jun-16
I can't get over how crazy-strong that wolf is, to drag that sheep up that hill that quickly. It probably weighs as much as the wolf.

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