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high angle sheep

Postby Rich H » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:31 pm

from a dam up in Cody Wyoming. Not sure who took the pics got it in an email...

EDIT: started looking on web and found out that is in Italy...sorry
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Re: high angle sheep

Postby Kojones » Tue Sep 21, 2010 2:58 pm

Uh - wow. Makes me cringe!

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Re: high angle sheep

Postby TK » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:05 pm

That's baaaaaaadaaaaaass
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Re: high angle sheep

Postby Jon Frohlich » Tue Sep 21, 2010 3:05 pm

Ibex actually. Apparently it's actually from Italy.

http://billingsgazette.com/lifestyles/recreation/gazoutdoors/article_0f28faec-c5a8-11df-868f-001cc4c03286.html

Still very cool though.

Edit: Oops, saw Rich posted the same thing about Italy.

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Re: high angle sheep

Postby highpilgrim » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:41 pm

Kojones wrote:Uh - wow. Makes me cringe!


+1

That is totally astounding...as a climber I guess it's probably ironic to speculate about why they would do that? :shock:

maybe it's a bunch of rams showing off for the ladies? :D
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Re: high angle sheep

Postby Rich H » Wed Sep 22, 2010 3:54 pm

I messed up the original posting not only are they not sheep...they are Ibex (goats) - I will have to pay for that eventually - and are in Italy not Wyoming...

I did ask the same thing about why are they out there and I think it the answer is salt

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Re: high angle sheep

Postby highpilgrim » Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:29 pm

Rich H wrote:I messed up the original posting not only are they not sheep...they are Ibex (goats) - I will have to pay for that eventually - and are in Italy not Wyoming...


Man, that salt thing must be like a crack habit to get them out there...

I saw your corrections. Aren't they still rams and ewes, even if they are (ibex) goats?
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Re: high angle sheep

Postby MtnHub » Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:46 pm

Why climb the side of a bridge? Because it's there, of course!

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Re: high angle sheep

Postby skiwall » Wed Sep 22, 2010 5:01 pm

I wonder if they ever fall?
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Re: high angle sheep

Postby nyker » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:12 pm

In one of those videos, it appears as though the sheep are feeding on something in the wall...salts, water?

I need a pair of shoes made from their feet.

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Re: high angle sheep

Postby San Juan Ron » Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:58 am

Check out the associated videos:

http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/buffalobill.asp

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Re: high angle sheep

Postby Average Joe » Thu Sep 30, 2010 10:03 am

skiwall wrote:I wonder if they ever fall?


Only if eagles are around . . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxmN6kVevxk

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