Jasper, the little town in the big park; Arvin’s sheep

Arvin (Smokey) Hilworth has known Jasper and Jasper National Park for most of this century. Smokey was a locomotive engineer for Canadian National Railways until he retired in 1990. Since then he has wandered the hills of the park taking pictures of our wildlife.

Here is a sampling of his Bighorn Sheep shots.

Smokey uses a telephoto lens.

Smokey says that a good telephoto lens helps.

Even when resting, big, trophy males keep an eye on you.

Sheep in the high country.

Sheep in the high country.

King of all he surveys.

The long slanting rays of day’s end paint colours not to be believed.

Sheep in the low country.

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