Back in the early 80’s, a couple of hunters went to a taxidermist in Dillon to drop off an animal. While at the shop, they noticed a huge ram on the wall with a few other animals.
After asking about the ram, they were told that it was one of the largest to come out of Montana. The horns were never broken because he had never fought, as he was blind. This ram allegedly spent his life in Yellowstone Park following an ewe around and being watched by the park rangers until his death from natural causes.
His body was supposedly taken to this particular taxidermist in Dillon, MT where a lawsuit resulted between Montana and Wyoming. The suit was filed because the head of the ram was taken out of a national park and also both states believed it belonged to them. The taxidermist didn’t allow pictures to be taken, due to the controversy over the ram, but one of the hunters still snapped the above picture.
Does anybody have any updated information about this particular ram? It would be interesting to learn the outcome of the lawsuit, if there actually was a lawsuit, and to find out where the ram is displayed now, 30 years later.
Thank you for your help!
DO YOU TAKE THIS…
By Montana Grant
BEAR WITH ME!!!
Spring Grizzly Bear Shooting Still Being Investigated
Fire restrictions lifted at FWP sites in Treasure County
Youth only pheasant, waterfowl hunt to open
Tourist Walks on Old Faithful at YNP [VID]
Hunting Emotion [VIDEO]
Bigfork Fishing Report by Bigfork Anglers 9.17.18
Tree Maintenance Planned for Marshall Cove Campground – September 18-30, 2018
By Moosetrack Megan
Plans for National Public Lands day? We’ve got ideas
West Side of Going-to-the-Sun Reopens to Private Vehicles
Missouri River Fishing Report by Headhunters Fly Shop 9.17.18
Semi-Auto Rifles (with Colonel Smoothbore)
Helena Area Reservoirs Fishing Report 9.17.18
Record-tying bighorn sheep (by Brett French)
Hebgen Lake Fishing Report by Kirkwood Resort & Marina 9.17.18
Great Bull Down by Billings Bowhunter!
FISH WITH AN ATTITUDE!!!
GAME BIRDS IN BACON!!!
Snipe Hunting – Listen to Last Week’s Show 9/15/18
By Kamp Cook
Montana Hunting and Fishing Reports 9/15/18
Antelope at the Bison Range
Attend Yellowstone’s Hawk Watch September 22
Going-to-the-Sun Road Temporary Road Closure