Bighorn sheep ram found stuck in tree

2013-01-23T11:14:00Z 2014-08-25T07:34:40Z Bighorn sheep ram found stuck in tree The Billings Gazette

This unusual photo was forwarded to my email with the comment that this was a Montana bighorn discovered by a wolf hunter.

Anyone else have information on this?

It appears that the bighorn ram either slipped off the sidehill and hooked its horn or somehow got stuck there in a fight. The end result was that the sheep ended up probably starving to death or breaking its neck.

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