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US93 bighorn sheep study

Ted D. McKinney

US93 bighorn sheep study

distribution and trans-highway movements of desert bighorn sheep in northwestern Arizona

by Ted D. McKinney

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Published by Arizona Dept. of Transportation, Available through the National Technical Information Service in Phoenix, Ariz, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bighorn sheep -- Arizona -- Black Mountains North Wilderness -- Geographical distribution.,
  • Zoogeography -- Arizona -- Black Mountains North Wilderness.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Ted McKinney and Thorry Smith.
    ContributionsSmith, Thorry W., Arizona. Dept. of Transportation., Arizona. Game and Fish Dept. Research Branch., United States. Federal Highway Administration.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL737.U53 M38 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16930232M
    LC Control Number2008354552

    The Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis Canadensis) is one of four native sheep species that inhabit the North American continent and the only one that resides in n sheep play a key role in bringing tourist and revenue into the state. Characteristics and Habits. Known for their large muscular build, bighorn sheep can weigh from to pounds and can reach a standing height of. Sheep 93 tells the story of a little sheep who runs away in search of greener pastures and the loving shepherd who pursues him. Along the way he has many adventures and meets some interesting characters, but soon realizes that the great big world isn’t as fun as he thought it would be.

    The security of the wild sheep’s undisturbed habitat was breached soon after the California gold discovery by settlers with their guns and disease-carrying domestic g natural resistance to certain diseases transmitted from domestic sheep, infected herds began dying out in the s in a progression of losses that continued to the mid th century. An additional 11 sheep were collared during the study to replace dropped collars and mortalities. Collars were set to a hour fix rate ( locations/day) to allow >2 years of monitoring (2 full winters). Figure 1. The Elk Valley bighorn sheep study area in southeastern British Columbia, to

    The Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep is the largest wild sheep inhabiting North America. A large ram (a male sheep) may weigh over pounds and stand over 42 inches tall at the shoulder. They are generally a dark brown to gray/brown color with a white rump patch, muzzle and back of legs. A study by Colorado Division of Wildlife showed that a single domestic sheep that wandered onto bighorn winter range caused a die-off of more than 86 bighorns from In the Weminuche Wilderness, north and east of Durango, researchers are particularly interested in looking for bighorns at the northern and eastern boundaries of an.


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US93 BIGHORN SHEEP STUDY: Distribution and Trans-Highway Movements of Desert Bighorn Sheep in Northwestern Arizona 6. Performing Organization Code 7. Author Ted McKinney and Thorry Smith 8. Performing Organization Report No. Performing Organization Name and Address Arizona Game and Fish Department Work Unit No.

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BOYCE, MICHAEL J. The bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) is a species of sheep native to North America. The species is named for its large horns. A pair of horns might weigh up to 14 kg (30 lb); the sheep weigh up to kg ( lb).

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Bighorn sheep are returning to their native North American habitats. The all-time low of 9, bighorn sheep in has been replaced today by an impressive number of 70, sheep. Excessive hunting was partly responsible for their decline, but the primary cause had been disease from domestic sheep/5(4).

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6, as a result of a public records request. US93 bighorn sheep study: distribution and trans-highway movements of desert bighorn sheep in northwestern Arizona. Published Date: Abstract: Desert bighorn sheep were monitored via satellite telemetry, ground observations, andtrack beds between andprimarily to determine distribution and movementsrelative to mileposts Author: Jeffrey W.

Gagnon, Chad D. Loberger, Kari S. Ogren, Scott C. Sprague, Susan R. Boe, Raymond E. Schwe. Desert bighorn are stocky, heavy-bodied sheep, similar in size to mule deer. Weights of mature rams range from to pounds, while ewes are somewhat smaller. Due to their unique padded hooves, bighorn are able to climb the steep, rocky terrain of the desert mountains with speed and agility.

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Check out the paper on. On December 1st of this year, the Division counted sheep in the Poudre Canyon, which nearly equaled last year’s count of sheep.

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This study evaluated desert bighorn sheep–highway relationships from to along a 17‐mi stretch of U.S. Route 93(U.S. 93), in northwestern Arizona. Highway reconstruction between mileposts (MP) and MP was completed in October Cited by: 7.

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