Wide prairies Vegetable productions Tabular hills Slabs of sandstone Nebraska or Platte River Scanty fare Buffalo skulls Wagons turned into boats Herds of buffalo Cliffs resembling castles The chimney Scott's Bluffs Story connected with them The bighorn or ahsahta Its nature and habits Difference between that and the "woolly sheep," or goat of the mountains
Amidst this wild and striking scenery, Captain Bonneville, for the first time, beheld flocks of the ahsahta or bighorn, an animal which frequents these cliffs in great numbers.
The ahsahta, argali, or bighorn, on the contrary, has short hair like a deer, and resembles it in shape, but has the head and horns of a sheep, and its flesh is said to be delicious mutton.
The black-tailed deer would bound up the ravines on their approach, and the bighorn would gaze fearlessly down upon them from some impending precipice, or skip playfully from rock to rock.
The bighorn is so named from its horns; which are of a great size, and twisted like those of a ram.
These they supposed to be the Bighorn Mountains, so called from the animal of that name, with which they abound.
Over the decades, I've heard some pessimists say that we'll never delist Sierra Nevada bighorn
sheep," said Kevin Hurley, conservation director of the Wild Sheep Foundation.
Mexico's largest hotel operator with over 130 hotels, and private equity firm Bighorn
May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Once reduced to tatters, a local herd of Peninsular bighorn
sheep behind the California resort town of Rancho Mirage (near Palm Springs) is now on the road to recovery.
Thieves' Road: The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer's Path to Little Bighorn
tells of an expedition of some thousand troops and more than a hundred wagons into the Black Hills of South Dakota, and what happened to the exploratory mission which set the stage for the events to take place at Little Bighorn
two years later.
The ODFW captured and relocated California bighorn
sheep at several locations last week to improve genetic diversity among existing herds that will help restore this native species in Oregon.
2000) and affects bighorn
sheep (Ovis canadensis) and cattle in the western United States (Singer et al.