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pronghorn antelope

a fast-moving, wild North American ruminant with hollow core, branched horns which shed their outer sheath each year. Called also Antilocapra americana.
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Average hand-held lasers don't always tell us the exact range, especially on level ground like a wide pronghorn prairie, since they can end up ranging a sagebrush in front or behind a buck.
As Ed McCord notes, pronghorn in Yellowstone and Grand Teton don't need to worry about natural predators like cheetahs, but there is a killer they can't outrun: the automobile.
Herds of pronghorn pass Zoe's home every spring and fall as they move through Trappers Point.
Some landowners along the migration route are making small improvements, such as putting in wildlife-friendly fencing that allows the pronghorn to crawl underneath the wire rather than trying to hop over--a dangerous option for these poor jumpers.
The head of the dead pronghorn was collected the day after the observation and was examined and measured on 17 October.
Pronghorn are often confused with antelope, deer, and goats, but are only distantly related to those animals.
The refuge and its partners maintain a fenced semi-captive breeding facility to contain the pronghorn, keep out predators, and provide for drinking water and forage.
In a last ditch effort to save the pronghorn from extinction, staff from the AGFD, the Service, and the Marine Corps carried water coolers up to 4 miles (6.
Geological Survey lists more than 30 "Antelope" place names in California south of Parallel 38[degrees] North, (6) pronghorn were extirpated from southern California prior to 1950, and the species is now endangered in Lower California (O'Gara and Yoakum 2004).
I cast my eyes around the limitless horizon, looking for a pronghorn.
Earlier this year, the 944th played host to Patriot Pronghorn in an effort to get more FAC-A pilots in the pipeline.