14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Life and Death on the Owyhee

The Owyhee River runs wild and undammed for roughly 45 miles north from Rome, OR. Wildlife, white water, and desert landscapes rule this land. This precarious ledge, overlooking the Owyhee, was the final resting place for this majestic bighorn sheep.

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Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Oregon, United States of America
Copyright: © Austin Smith