National Geographic : 1946 Jul
High Country of Colorado Rocky Mountain Sheep Find Refuge among Colorado's Granite Crags Here a lamb poises against blue sky in the Tarryall Mountains, home of several hundred bighorns. In the fall they descend to the comparatively warm lower slopes in search of winter food. U National Leograpllic Society t\oualelroulltels uy lr[l'eu _. alllcy a1lu nIeverI lt . Nl1"uillu l Weathered Red Boulders Offer Sure Footing to Three Wary Bighorn Ewes In echelon formation, they stand ready to flee at the slightest alarm. Once greatly reduced by poaching and disease, the Tarryall bighorns have been increasing. To prevent crowding, Colorado moved many to new ranges.