Roy's Postcards: 1987/02/26


we arrived in Death Valley today and climbed on the Sand Dunes.

Postcard back:

Desert Bighorn Ram (Ovis Canadensis)
Photograph by Kent and Donna Dannen

Reduced in numbers from thousands to a few hundred by human pressure and competition with the non-native burros, a remnant population of these monarchs of the desert still cling to existence within the remote mountains of Death Valley National Monument.

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