pronghorn antelope


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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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With a perpetual urge to roam over open, expansive terrain from elevations between 3,000 to nearly 6,000 feet, it only makes sense that the pronghorn antelope performs the longest land migration in the continental United States.
The ranch's deeded and leased public land comprise over 800,000 acres that encompass habitat ranging from sagebrush flats, green meadows and quakie pockets to rugged canyons covered with mixed deciduous and coniferous forests and shrubs: The diverse terrain ' supports mule deer, pronghorn antelope, elk, sage grouse, a few blue grouse, as well as coyotes, badgers and even the occasional cougar.
maintaining the pronghorn antelope migration in the Greater Yellowstone
Life history, ecology, and range use of the pronghorn antelope in Trans-Pecos Texas.
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.
We have searched the scientific and popular literature, as well as museum collections, to locate pronghorn antelope occurrences from below San Francisco Bay southward through the Baja California peninsula.
Frank Lane is among the few remaining local residents who actually participated in the valley's jackrabbit-clubbing hunts, and who can attest to the reality of pronghorn Antelope roaming the area.
The two blocs together encompass approximately 900 square kilometres--current and proposed space--and are home to a wide assortment of wildlife: from one of Canada's largest black-tailed prairie dog colonies to prairie rattlesnakes, pronghorn antelope, swift fox and a large variety of birds, including the peregrine falcon, sage grouse and burrowing owls.
Pronghorn antelope share the 275,000-acre refuge with more than 330 species of wildlife, birds and plants.
Cattle, sheep, and goats can thrive on actively managed landscapes, as can pronghorn antelope and whitetail deer.
Poaching is already a serious problem facing some of the preserve's endangered animals, particularly the pronghorn antelope and black sea turtles.