Bighorn


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Related to Bighorn: Little Bighorn, Bighorn National Forest
  • noun

Synonyms for Bighorn

a river that flows from central Wyoming to the Yellowstone River in southern Montana

wild sheep of mountainous regions of western North America having massive curled horns

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Thanks to a sustained conservation effort among state and federal agencies hunters, tribal commissions, and other entities, bighorn populations across North America have more than tripled from their 1950s low.
Peninsular bighorn sheep are among the most iconic animals of the American southwest.
1997), that mule deer are an unlikely source of Psoroptes mites that infest bighorn sheep inhabiting the San Bernardino Mountains.
The Bighorn sale recent divestitures in the Jonah field in Wyoming, in East Texas and elsewhere have helped us accelerate the transition of our portfolio and it s given us the ability to act quickly, such as with the recent acquisition we announced in the Eagle Ford, said McIntyre.
We systematically walked the entire study area (over 2 days) along transects 20-m wide and recorded the number of all new stalks of desert agave and the number consumed by desert bighorn sheep.
But Winchester '73s were a mere drop in the bucket compared to the number of Winchester '66s and Henry repeating rifles used by Indians in the Little Bighorn fight.
Desert bighorns have slid steadily since 1960, even with harvest restrictions on horn size.
In addition to drawing on previously published work, the book also draws on unpublished reports related to the archaeological investigations of the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.
Considering the dramatic and severe character of epizootic bighorn sheep pneumonia, the etiology is surprisingly unclear.
Originally interred on the battlefield, his body was returned to the family after its recovery from the Little Bighorn National Cemetery; he is now buried across from Dundurn Castle in Hamilton.
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Bighorn general manager Mike Butters, first spotted Murphy in Burnaby, B.
Custer may have carried into the Battle of the Little Bighorn a Webley Royal Irish Constabulary revolver rather than a standard-issue Model of 1873 Single Action Army revolver.
The objective of this study was to identify the most suitable sites for the restoration of desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) in Coahuila, Mexico.
Limited data were available for locations of mule deer and bighorn sheep during 1991-1995, when fecal samples of cougars were collected.