Literature of the American pronghorn antelope an annotated bibliography with abstracts emphasizing food habits and range relationships by Jim Yoakum

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Interior, Bureau of Land Management in Reno, Nev .

Written in English

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Statementby Jim Yoakum
ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management
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Paginationv, 82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25464462M

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The pronghorn (UK: / ˈ p r ɒ ŋ h ɔːr n /, US: / ˈ p r ɔː ŋ-/) (Antilocapra americana) is a species of artiodactyl (even-toed, hoofed) mammal indigenous to interior western and central North not an antelope, it is often known colloquially in North America as the American antelope, prong buck, pronghorn antelope, prairie antelope, or simply antelope because it Class: Mammalia.

Pronghorn antelope are the fastest runners in North America, clocked at speeds of up to kilometers per hour. Yet none of their current predators can come close to running this fast. Pronghorn also gather in groups, a behavior commonly viewed as a "safety in numbers" defense. But again, none of their living predators are fearsome enough to merit such a response.

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Pronghorn Antelope Research Antilocapra americana John Byers is an animal behaviorist primarily interested in behavioral development, play, sexual selection and female mate choice and has maintained a study of a population of pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) on the National Bison Range in western Montana since Pronghorn antelope hunting is a classic of the American West.

The animals are numerous in most prairie states and provinces, including Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, South Dakota, Montana and Alberta. Being exclusively a North American species, the Pronghorn Antelope can’t be hunted anywhere else in the world.

Pronghorn, (Antilocapra americana), North American hoofed mammal, the sole living member of the old ruminant family Antilocapridae (order Artiodactyla). It is the only animal that has branching horns and sheds them annually. This graceful denizen of. Pronghorn antelope are the fastest runners in North America, clocked at speeds of up to kilometers per hour.

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The pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) is an even-toed ungulate mammal, the only living member of the family is a small ruminant mammal which looks a bit like an pronghorn lives in North lives in the prairies, but sometimes also in the desert and the Rocky Mountains.

The antilocaprids evolved in North America, where they filled a niche Class: Mammalia. About this book. Pronghorn antelope are the fastest runners in North America, clocked at speeds of up to Literature of the American pronghorn antelope book per hour. Yet none of their current predators come close to matching them for speed.

They also gather in groups for Range: £ - £ A REVIEW OF LITERATURE PERTAINING TO PRONGHORN IN CALIFORNIA FROM to JIM D. YOAKUM, Western Wildlife, P.O. BoxVerdi, NVUSA ALICE J. KOCH, California Department of Fish and Game, P. BoxTempleton, CAUSA. Pronghorn rely not only on speed but also keen vision for protection.

Their eyes, as big as an elephant’s, see the world as you would if using binoculars with 8 power magnification. With eyes set far apart, a pronghorn’s field of view is much wider than you see even with the naked eye.

Pronghorn conservation. Get this from a library. Wonders of the pronghorn. [G Earl Chace] -- Describes the physical characteristics and habits of the North American pronghorn antelope and discusses its adaptation to a prairie environment and the effects of civilization on its well-being.

Sonoran Pronghorn Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. In cooperation with the University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources Sonoran Pronghorn Literature: An Annotated Bibliography By Paul R. Krausman, John R. Morgart, Lisa K.

Harris. Literature Cited Above Legend: View Online Publication. Armstrup, S.C. Activities and habitat use of pronghorns on Montana-Wyoming coal lands. Proc. Bienn. Pronghorn Ant. Workshop   Record Book Pronghorn at SNS.

It’s no secret that Wyoming is the best place to go for pure antelope hunting opportunity. But how does the state rank in terms of trophy quality for record book pronghorn. In addition to Wyoming, there’s always a great deal of trophy antelope buzz from states like New Mexico and Arizona.

Pronghorn antelope, being the smallest North American big game ruminant, are about three feet (one meter) tall at the shoulders and about feet ( meters) long. By weight, males are on average larger, pounds (54 kilograms), than females.

The main difference in the ancestors of the pronghorn antelope of today was horn structure. Some had more tines, almost like deer, and some had different tips to their horns. As the antelope were evolving one of the main pressures which made them what they are today was the predators that they lived with.

Antelope are amazing runners. Pronghorn is a small press that prides itself on publishing outstanding quality works in a variety of genres and in multiple formats including hard and soft covers as well as digital and audio versions of some of our titles.

Browse our site or download a catalog and don't forget to explore our other offerings from the Publisher's Blog to. Most affectingly, the book captures the deep satisfaction Byers finds in his work.

” —American Scientist “ John A. Byers is a field biologist who has spent almost a quarter of a century chasing pronghorn antelopes in Montana’s National Bison Range. Byers observes his subjects with such patience that he can recognize individual faces the.

Adventure Planner Pronghorn Antelope. The American antelope is part of western tradition and heritage. It is one of the most handsome and elegant of all North American big game animals.

It is a highly specialized creature fitting a niche of habitat that other large animals, except the once abundant buffalo, were not able to utilize in numbers.

Animal enthusiasts as well as readers who live near pronghorn populations will find this book especially appealing. (Nonfiction. ) As seasons change, Urbigkit follows the migration cycle of the American pronghorn antelope through western North America.

Basic facts such as feeding habits, physical features, threats to the pronghorn and how. The Pronghorn or Pronghorn antelope* Antilocapra americana is a strikingly unique artiodactyl, endemic to western North America.

Historically, it ranged from southern Manitoba and Washington in. Condition: very good, signed. hunting, big game, pronghorn, antelope, 'goat', sagebrush,Dakota Comprehensive guide to hunting the speediest of all North American big game - the misnomered pronghorn 'antelope'.

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Of all the world's land animals, only cheetahs are faster. When Free shipping over $ Bart O'Gara and Jim D. Yoakum, Pronghorn Ecology and management (Boulder: University Press of Colorado,), As of the year of its publication, at pages, this was the most comprehensive technical study of the pronghorn antelope ever undertaken.

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Other articles where Indian and Pronghorn Antelope is discussed: Paul Manship: early compositions, including the popular Indian and Pronghorn Antelope (). Among his other large decorative works—mostly in bronze—are Dancer and Gazelles (), of which there are versions in several museums, and Prometheus (), a fountain sculpture at Rockefeller.

pronghorn Having horns with a prong or snag, as the prongbuck: as, the pronghorn antelope.; n pronghorn The prongbuck or cabrit. This remarkable animal is an isolated American type, like the saiga of the Old World; it has no near relatives living, and is supposed to be in the line of descent from some stock more or less like the fossil Sivatherium of India.

"Join Professor Valerius Geist and photography Michael Francis as they salute the pronghorn antelope, the little brother of the American bison. This swift, smart, beautiful animal is the last survivor of North America's original large mammals.

Val Geist of Calgary tells the fascinating story of the pronghorn, which has preserved through harsh. A review of literature and contributions to a bibliography from to authoring the book “Pronghorn: Ecology and Management”, a page comprehensive A review of Literature. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana sonoriensis) is 1 of 5 subspecies of pronghorn in North America.

Sonoran pronghorn historically ranged from eastern California into southeastern Arizona and south to Sonora, Mexico. Sonoran pronghorn currently inhabit the Sonoran Desert in Southwestern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico.

pronghorn or prongbuck, hoofed herbivorous mammal, Antilocapra americana, of the W United States and N Mexico. Although it is often called the American, or prong-horned, antelope, the pronghorn is the only living member of the Antilocapridae and is more closely related to the giraffe; antelopes are African and Eurasian members of the cattle family (Bovidae).

Title. The book of antelopes. Sclater, Philip Lutley, Thomas, Oldfield, Wolf, Joseph,ill. Type. book. There were 67 total pronghorn entries listed meeting the minimum score requirement of 70 points. In contrast, the latest book lists 1, entries with a score of 82 or more.

Only 21 achieved that score in the book. A pronghorn with heavy inch horns and four-inch prongs will score about 70 points and isFile Size: 1MB. This book tells the story of Yellowstone National Park’s significance in American culture through stories of iconic figures, including artists.

Fast Facts: Pronghorn. Scientific name: Antilocapra americana. Average height: 81 to centimetres. Average weight: 40 to 60 kilograms. Average lifespan: Seven to 10 years in the wild. Name Game. Although its scientific name means “American antelope goat,” the pronghorn is not an antelope.

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The Chihuahuan Desert, the second largest desert in North America, is one of the most biologically rich and diverse desert ecoregions in the world. One of the large mammals that inhabit this area is the pronghorn. Found only in North American, pronghorn are aesthetically popular and highly valued as a big game animal by hunters.

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