Latest Pronghorn Stories
Five-year study identifies dense natural gas field developments, highways, and fencing as threats to one of North America's last great long-distance mammal migrations.
Every year, about three hundred pronghorn antelope travel from summer range in Grand Teton National Park to winter range in Wyoming’s Green River Basin--a journey that is the longest overland
The locations of the structures completed this fall were informed by data collected by WCS, the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, and identified the pronghorn's preferred migration routes and highway crossing points.
Travel + Leisure Golf Awards Oregon's Pronghorn with Top Ranking in Annual Nation's Best Places to Live List BEND, Ore., Jan.
As western states debate removing the gray wolf from protection under the Endangered Species Act, a new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society cautions that doing so may result in an unintended decline in another species: the pronghorn, a uniquely North American animal that resembles an African antelope.
Some Wyoming antelope are bound for sunny Mexico. Wildlife biologists have captured dozens of pronghorns at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne for transport to Mexico, where some herds are near extinction.
About 2 1/2 years ago, the survival chances for Arizona's endangered Sonoran pronghorns were grim. Victimized by prolonged drought, only an estimated 21 of the sleek desert-dwelling animals were left in this country; their extinction appeared inevitable.
The pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is native to the central areas of North America, where it is also known as the prong buck, or pronghorn antelope and antelope, although it only resembles true antelopes. The pronghorn is the only remaining species in the Antilocapridae family, which once held five other species. Its range stretches throughout the United States, and starts in Alberta and southern Saskatchewan in Canada. It holds five subspecies, including the Baja California Pronghorn,...
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