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2013-11-23 23:01:29

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 mammal migration in the continental United States. Pronghorn Passage, a special exhibition opening December 1 at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, tells the story of the migration, its perils for the animals, and recent steps taken to protect it in ways compatible with encroaching development....

Pronghorn Use Newly Constructed Overpasses To Cross Highway
2012-10-17 15:25:47

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. WCS has long studied an approximately 93-mile (150 km) migration of pronghorn between wintering grounds in the Upper Green River Basin and summering grounds in Grand Teton National Park (GTNP)–a migration...

2009-01-27 07:04:00

Travel + Leisure Golf Awards Oregon's Pronghorn with Top Ranking in Annual Nation's Best Places to Live List BEND, Ore., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Pronghorn, the premier private golf community in the Pacific Northwest, is proud to announce its recognition as America's finest golf community by Travel + Leisure Golf in the annual "America's Best 100 Golf Communities" issue. Editors at Travel + Leisure Golf reviewed and ranked golf communities across America based on six criteria including: golf...

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2008-03-03 16:19:05

Fewer wolves may mean fewer pronghorn in greater Yellowstone 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. The study, appearing in the latest issue of the journal Ecology, says that fewer wolves mean more coyotes, which can prey...

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2006-06-12 09:18:39

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - 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. Mexican biologists are using the captured antelope fawns to increase depleted pronghorn herds in the Baja California and Sonora regions. Workers from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, the Air Force base and Mexico are using long-handled nets to capture the...

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2005-06-11 09:40:52

TUCSON, Ariz. -- 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. But today, after above-average winter rains, a favorable spring and initial success from a recovery program including semicaptive breeding, forage enhancement and emergency water supplies, the shy creatures are making a...


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Pronghorn, Antilocapra americana
2012-08-08 13:17:28

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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