Oreamnos americanus

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Synonyms for Oreamnos americanus

sure-footed mammal of mountainous northwestern North America

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%Ocr Ungulates Cervidae 51 76% 55 64% Elk (Cervus elaphus) 25 7 * Deer (Odocoileus spp.) 11 32 Moose (Aires alces) 11 Unknown Cervidae 4 16 Bovidae 3 4% 12 14% Bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) 2 11 Mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) 1 Domestic sheep (Ovis aries) 1 Antilocapridae 1 1% Pronghorn (Antilocapridae americana) 1 Equidae 1 1% Domestic Horse (Equus ferns) 1 Small Prey Sciuridae 2 3% 34 40% Marmot (Marmota spp.) 2 1 Red squirrel (Tamiasdurus hudsonicus) 16 Ground squirrel (Uroritellus spp.) 8 Chipmunk (Tamias spp.) 3 N.
Caribou remains dominate, but isolated elements of wood bison, moose, sheep, wapiti, and goat (Oreamnos americanus) have also been identified to this point (D.
In July 1998, a Rocky Mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) (goat 1) suffered deterioration associated with worsening pneumonia; the pathologic examination was consistent with TB, and culture confirmed M.
Moose, mountain goats (Oreamnos americanus), and small mammals live in the mountains, while salmon and freshwater fishes inhabit the streams.
Oreamnos americanus arose from an Ice Age rupicaprid that crossed the Bering Land Bridge from Asia, where the goat-antelopes known as goral and serow dwell today.