National Geographic : 1939 Jul
© National Geographic Society Kodachrome by Wendell Chapman FUZZY "EAR MUFFS," SUPPLIED BY MOTHER NATURE, PROTECT BABY BIGHORN FROM FROSTBITE WHEN COLD WINDS BLOW Awaking from his nap (Plate XVII), the lamb became perturbed when he could not see his mother. He ignored the camera and photographer, but was fearful because he was alone, out in the open, half a mile from the cliffs. He began to bleat in a low, pleading manner, butwas soon reassured. The ewe had merely wandered into a near-by swale. The six-months old lamb is almost as tall as his mother.