bighorn sheep

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Synonyms for bighorn sheep

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

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Fecal DNA analysis and risk assessment of mountain lion predation of bighorn sheep.
A 'virtual' fence could be an alternative to a solid wall in some places, especially in steep terrain that is ideally suited for bighorn sheep," he added.
To better understand the decline in the Elk Mountain bighorn sheep population, our primary objectives were to evaluate survival and cause-specific mortality of all sex and age classes of bighorn sheep as well as estimate population size for the herd.
In western North America, bighorn sheep occupy suitable habitat in two Canadian provinces, 5 states in Mexico, and 15 of the contiguous United States.
Historically, bighorn sheep were common in alpine areas from British Columbia to northern Mexico.
The end result, Blue Mountain, is a wonderful, often wondrous, story about a herd of bighorn sheep who live high in mountains very much like the ones Leavitt's father explored.
In addition to the hat, she wears a necklace of clam shell disk beads, and a dress of bighorn sheep hides, the tail of one showing just beneath her chin, it's hair neatly clipped short.
The Bighorn sheep have been experiencing a die off for a long time now, and the U.
In Arizona, however, agave was rarely used by desert mule deer or bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis; Krausman et al.
Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) occur in varied environments, and several studies have been undertaken to examine their diet across their range (for example, Halloran and Crandell 1953; Todd 1975; Miller and Gaud 1989; Fulbright and others 2001; Wagner and Peek 2006).
In this study, bighorn sheep showed a slight increase in horn size.
In North America, epizootic pneumonia is a devastating, population-limiting disease of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) (1-5).
Smith spoke to The Texas Tribune over the phone about the recent Devils River land acquisition, bighorn sheep, the threats posed by invasive species - and what the state's budget shortfall might mean for his agency.
We studied the distribution of Pasteurella trehalosi genotypes isolated from oropharyngeal tissues of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis) in Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada and Glacier National Park, Montana, USA.
Washington, September 16 (ANI): Canadian researchers have established a link between personality, survival, and reproductive success by carrying out a study on male bighorn sheep.