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Posted by Gary Gulash on Mon Nov 30, 2020 10:33 am

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The Bighorn Sheep rut is in full swing in the northern Rocky Mountains of Alberta. D500, 600f4 @ 6.3, 1/800, 1250 iso, full frame.

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by david fletcher on Mon Nov 30, 2020 2:01 pm
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Super story telling Gary. Great sighting too!
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by Ron Day on Mon Nov 30, 2020 2:15 pm
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A beautiful setting and great light on the front pair. Excellent work, Gary!
 

by Carol Clarke on Mon Nov 30, 2020 5:01 pm
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Great composition and beautiful setting, Gary. Testosterone rules..... someone should tell those rams three's a crowd ! This certainly tells the rut behaviour story, and a click for the uncompressed view shows the superb detail you captured. Excellent work. Well done!

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by Mary Brun on Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:34 pm
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Gorgeous shot! Beautifully composed!
The texture of the rock in the background and the combination of colors make it look like a real painting!
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by Cynthia Crawford on Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:53 pm
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An exciting photo! It must have been wonderful to witness these 3, high up on the rocks. Exceptional!
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by Gary Gulash on Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:56 pm
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Thankyou for all your comments and for the Editors Pick, much appreciated! Cynthia, yes this was a wonderful time watching these three running around up high. There were a couple of other rams that came into the picture from time to time and added to the frivolity. At times things got pretty rough with much head butting as well as pushing and shoving. Sometimes a ram would get knocked down and I was genuinely holding my breath in fear that he might be shoved over a cliff and die, luckily he would always manage to get to his feet and continue on...
 

by Marc on Fri Dec 04, 2020 8:37 am
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Loving the composition and mountain habitat Gary. Well deserved EP.

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by John Labrenz on Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:19 pm
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The chase is on!...lol
Great capture.
 

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