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Exhibits



Four rams on display at the National Bighorn Sheep Center


Meet four species of wild sheep that are found in North America.




Rocky Mountain Bighorn Ewe and Lamb on Sheep Mountain

Come explore the world of the Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep. The central display, "Sheep Mountain", is a 16-feet tall diorama that recreates the summer and winter habitats of the Bighorns. It includes plants and other animals that share their home.



Interactive Exhibits

The exhibits include several hands-on interactive displays that will engage, educate and entertain visitors of all ages! Try the computer game "How Would You Manage the Herd?". Identify animal tracks and fur samples. Listen to a variety of local people telling their own sheep story. (Everyone here has one!)


An Ancient Sheepeater Indian Petroglyph

Examine a recreation of an ancient Sheepeater Indian sheep trap, and make your own drawing of a petroglyph based on an original design that was created hundreds of years ago. Ponder the skillful creation of a sheep horn bow, a highly prized possession among the early inhabitants of this area.



The Center also includes a theater where the short film "Life of the Bighorn" is shown regularly.






Grizzly Bear Mount at the National Bighorn Sheep Center



Our dioramas include full-body taxidermy mounts of a grizzly bear, marmot, wolf, golden eagle, mule deer, chipmunk, pika, coyote, mountain goat, bushy-tailed woodrat, mountain lion and more!








Coyote on Sheep Mountain at the National Bighorn Sheep Center

Examine predator/prey relationships. See the mountain environment through the eyes of a bighorn sheep. Compare the heartbeat of a bighorn sheep to the heartbeat of other animals. Explore the survival strategy of migration. There are many experiences to be enjoyed at the National Bighorn Sheep Center!