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SHEEP. A wether more than a year old. 4 Car. & Payne, 216; 19 Eng. Com. Law Rep. 331, S. C.

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Use of agave and other succulent cacti by desert bighorn sheep and other desert ungulates should be examined in more detail, however, to determine the role of these plants in survival and other characteristics of life history.
Therefore, to clarify the etiology of epizootic pneumonia, we applied these criteria to the bacterial respiratory pathogens detected in multiple bighorn sheep epizootics.
In Coahuila, the initial restoration of desert bighorn sheep took place in 2000 on Sierra Maderas del Carmen (MDC) (Sandoval & Espinosa 2001; McKinney & Delgadillo 2005).
Few wild animals have captured the attention of scientists, conservationists, hunters, and the general public alike as bighorn sheep (known in Spanish as borrego cimarron).
At their peak, desert bighorn sheep in North America may have numbered more than 2 million animals, but competition with livestock in the 1800s reduced the population to approximately 20,000, of which 4,500 are found in Arizona.
All that made it too risky and unprofitable for landowners to develop recreational amenities like those at Trinchera, which commands about $8,000 per elk hunt and $50,000 per bighorn sheep hunt.
Reading about Death Valley ["Sand & Castles"] reminded me of my many trips there and my pleasure at seeing a bighorn sheep at the campground near Scotty's Castle.
A total of 131,954 controlled tags for fall deer, elk, pronghorn, bighorn sheep and Rocky Mountain goats were approved by the ODFW Commission last week at a meeting in Tigard.
She raised funds for and recently completed the first phase of the Mural, showcasing the Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep along 150 miles of highway in the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains.
The bighorn sheep is the mammalian symbol of Colorado.
It was time to make the final stalk on my once-in-a-lifetime desert bighorn sheep.