Bighorn sheep

Biologists worry about die-off after ewe hunt failed to substantially cull pneumonia-prone bighorn herd   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — For the past few years the Gros Ventre range has been crowded — at least by bighorn sheep standards. Biologists...
Man receives up to two years prison time for bighorn sheep poaching   CODY (WNE) — A man already in prison for multiple poaching violations pleaded guilty and was sentenced recently in Park County District Court to between 20 and 24 months in a state penitentiary to be served following his term in...
JACKSON —The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is moving toward authorizing a ewe and lamb hunt in the Gros Ventre mountains near Jackson Hole, aiming to reduce numbers of the herd of bighorn sheep that live in the area. The goal is to prevent a widespread pneumonia die-off, which typically happens...
Drought, tough winters impacting big game herds   By Eve Newman Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Drought and harsh winters have taken their toll on the health of some big game herds in southeast Wyoming in the last few years, which could translate into tougher hunting...

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