In order to update this information and draw up an effective conservation plan for this species, we surveyed areas where aoudads have been reported, identified the main threats to the remaining populations and appraised the results of recent conservation efforts.
We hypothesize that these isolated mountains acted as refuges for wandering aoudads coming from the Saharan Atlas.
were scarce, but as the second-to-last evening closed, we finally found a good ram and stalked as close as the terrain would allow.
5 JDJ which has been tremendously effective on thin-skinned game from aoudads
to zebras while my 7-1/2-inch Freedom Arms .
We used measurements of harvested males from both species to explore how factors such as population density, environmental conditions and long-term intensive trophy management (11 years for aoudads
and 18 years for Iberian wild goats) have affected horn size and the mean age of harvested males.
Priority transplant sites were selected based on potential contact with domestic sheep and goats and free ranging aoudads
(Ammotragus lervia), amount and juxtaposition of escape terrain, and water availability.
I have used it on Texas turkeys, Colorado mule deer, exotics such as aoudads
and blackbuck and such African game as zebra, impala, gemsbok, waterbuck and scimitar horned oryx.
It sold jaguar cubs, anacondas, margay cats and ocelots, aoudads
and addaxes, baboons, pangolins, gibbons, adolescent elephants--importing wholesale stuff for zoos to a warehouse in New Jersey.
OVER THE PAST 10 YEARS, I've spent countless days glassing orange, red, and purple cliffs, and dissecting wind-blown mesas until my eyes watered, searching for aoudads
We have the 5,000 acre ranch all to ourselves for three days and have a choice of the hunting of hogs, ibex, Catalina goats, several varieties of exotic sheep, aoudads
, and if we are so inclined, bison, yak, water buffalo, and Watusi.
In Texas, aoudads
live in rough hills and thick brush.
Now, Day Four with aoudads
in sight--not close--but located, unaware of my presence, it was: well, just wait and see.