Research: Bighorn Sheep

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Our latest research and findings on bighorn sheep:

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Harvest Records Project

Harvest records are less about bragging rights and more about tracking trends in populations. At the Monteith Shop, we've been able to use  trophy record books to test if hunting practices prompt evolutionary change.

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Wyoming Bighorn Sheep Nutrition and Disease Project

Pneumonia outbreaks can cause devastating die-offs among bighorn sheep populations, but not all sheep are affected the same way. We are exploring how habitat, fat, behavior, and bacteria all interact to influence a bighorn sheep's susceptibility to diseases in Wyoming.

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