America's Bighorn Sheep Need Help Now

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Bighorn Sheep are one of the West’s iconic wildlife species, conjuring images of rugged mountains and deep, sheer-walled canyons. What was once one of the most widespread wildlife species in the West is now only at a fraction of its former number. One of the leading causes for declines in Bighorn Sheep is disease passed from domestic sheep grazing on public lands in Bighorn Sheep habitat.

Attached is a factsheet on the decline of Bighorn sheep.

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