Pronghorn specs:

Name for male, female, and young

Buck, Doe, Fawn

Female adult weight

weight icon 110 lbs toolip question mark

Male adult weight

weight icon 129 lbs toolip question mark

Neonate weight

weight icon 8 lbs toolip question mark

Young to adult size ratio

weight ratio icon 1:14 toolip question mark

Male to female size ratio

weight ratio icon 1.17:1 toolip question mark

Age range

icon calendar 15.5 toolip question mark

Geriatric age

Geriatric icon 12 toolip question mark

Weapons

Shield icon Horns toolip question mark

Average number of offspring

DNA icon 2 toolip question mark

Max number of offspring

DNA icon 3 toolip question mark

Length of gestation

DNA icon 250 days toolip question mark

Timing of parturition (i.e., birth)

calendar icon with question mark Late May to early June toolip question mark

Age of first reproduction

icon sprerm and embryo  Typically 1 toolip question mark

Timing of rut

icon sprerm and embryo Mid to late September toolip question mark

Social or solitary

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Hider or follower

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Harem holder or tending bond

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Browser or grazer

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Primary summer food

Sagebrush spp. (primarily Artemisia tridentata; big sagebrush); ballhead sandwort (Arenaria congesta); evening primrose (Oenothera caespitosa  toolip question mark

Primary winter food

Sagebrush spp. (primarily Artemisia tridentata; big sagebrush); rabbitbrush spp. (Chrysothamnus or Ericameria species) toolip question mark

Migration strategy

Map icon Mixed bag: migratory, resident, or nomadic toolip question mark

Primary predator

predator icon Coyote, mountain lion toolip question mark

Common disease(s)

disease icon Adenovirus hemorrhagic disease (AHD), epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD)toolip question mark

Winter habitat

lower elevation icon Sagebrush-steppe toolip question mark

Summer habitat

mountain icon Sagebrush-steppe toolip question mark

Icon credits: DNA by LAFS from the Noun Project, Food Chain by James Keane from the Noun Project
Plant pictures: Ballhead sandwort by Mark Turner, Rubber rabbitbrush from Project Noah, Evening primrose downloaded from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oenothera_caespitosa_var_marginata_3.jpg

Pronghorn in sagebrush field

Pubs!

Make a pub(lications) crawl through our recent findings:

LaSharr, T. N., R. A. Long, J. R. Heffelfinger, V. C. Bleich, P. R. Krausman, R. T. Bowyer, J. M. Shannon, E. M. Rominger, C. P. Lehman, M. Cox, and K. L. Monteith. 2019. Biological relevance of antler, horn, and pronghorn size in records programs. Journal of Mammalogy.
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Research: our current projects

Pronghorn Harvest Project
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Species distribution:

Pronghorn rely on the sagebrush-steppe ecosystems of the Western US.
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