pronghorn


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Synonyms for pronghorn

fleet antelope-like ruminant of western North American plains with small branched horns

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Over the next few years my scope's reticle helped several people take pronghorn bucks they probably would have missed, and helped me take some of my own, including my then-biggest at 430 yards, as well as finishing off a buck at 550 yards, wounded by a client.
Thus, we come to appreciate the pronghorn and all living species for what they are in themselves, if we simply realize the astonishing dimensionality exclusive to each.
The pronghorn is famous for being the fastest-running mammal in North America.
of the migratory corridor have been used by pronghorn for more than 6000
In 2008 and 2009, Joe Riis, a 26-year-old photographer, and Emeline Ostlind, a journalist and naturalist, followed the pronghorn to illustrate the herd's increasingly perilous journey through its migration corridor.
The pronghorn on the ground had been partially consumed; all that remained was the head and four limbs held together by dorsal skin, backbone, pelvis, and ribcage.
The Sonoran pronghorn is one of five subspecies of pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana)--North America's fastest land animal and the world's second-fastest after the cheetah.
Natural selection may have honed the pronghorn to a razor edge and judicious breeding improved the thoroughbred to an unparalleled degree, but the moggy is the real guv'nor of the natural world if the effort-to-reward ratio is taken to be the acid test.
In November 2006, the Fish and Wildlife Service released the first ever captive-bred endangered Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana sonoriensis) into their historic Arizona habitat.
Weatherby will award a hunter and firearms retailer the opportunity to bag a pronghorn antelope and mule deer buck in the Vanguard Challenge Sweepstakes.
Offering an introduction to a multitude of animals and plants ranging from the lemming, the river otter, and the blue crab, to the ground squirrel, the mountain ash tree, and the pronghorn antelope, The Nature Treasury offers an introductory education to the wildlife and wildlife habitats.
The endangered Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana sonoriensis) of Arizona and Mexico is among one of the Department of Defense's most eye-catching tenants.
Recent pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) translocations to southern California and the establishment of captive populations of endangered desert pronghorn have revived interest in the historical occurrence of pronghorn in the Californias.
Not one pronghorn did I spy galloping across the prairie.
Previously, Air Force officials had reported that 32 percent of their live-fire missions were either cancelled or moved due to the presence of the pronghorn.