Dean M. Chriss
Big Horn Ram, Wildlife Portrait

Big Horn Ram, Portrait

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This big horn ram was photographed on a high ridge in Montana. These animals are quite docile, but should not be approached so closely. While photographing a group of 15 rams from a reasonable distance, this one looked at me and began walking directly toward me. I moved away and the ram continued on its original path, stopping exactly where I had been standing. The ram was about 15 feet away when I captured this image, and another immediately after.