ABSTRACT--We characterized the seasonal composition and quality of migrant and non-migrant Pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana
) diets in Yellowstone National Park during 2006-2007.
Comparison of two release methods for Antilocapra americana
(Artiodactyla: Antilocapridae) in Coahuila, Mexico.
The fastest land mammal in the Western Hemisphere, and the second fastest land mammal in the world only behind the cheetah of the African Savannah, the pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana
) isn't actually an antelope after all.
American pronghorn Antilocapra americana
(prong-horn) populations throughout the arid southwestern United States experience seasonal variation in forage quantity and quality due to low and spatially patchy precipitation (Gedir et al.
Antilocapridae is a family within the order Artiodactyla which is currently represented by only one species of pronghorn, Antilocapra americana
, distributed from southern Canada to northern Mexico (O'Gara, 1978).
The majority of literature concerning pronghorn (Antilocapra americana
) vital rates focuses on neonatal survival (Canon, 1993; Avsharian and Byers, 2001; Gregg et al., 2001; Sievers, 2004; Berger and Conner, 2008) since that parameter is often most variable within ungulate populations (Galliard et al., 1998; Avsharian and Byers, 2001).
Pronghorn (Antilocapra americana
) offer a wonderful illustration, for there are some creatures like this whose trajectories through time are so dramatic and emblematic of the nature of life that they awaken in us a reason to appreciate every creature on Earth.
Ferguson, "Documenting Pronghorn Antelope antilocapra americana
in the Peace River Grasslands, Alberta," Canadian Field Naturalist, vol.
The peninsular pronghorn (Antilocapra americana
peninsularis) is an endemic ungulate with a significant risk of extinction that is recognized both nationally (NOM-ECOL-059 2001), and internationally (IUCN 2003).
HAS no dose relatives anywhere.
Pronghorn Pride is a private website devoted to promoting Antilocapra americana
Among these species are the masked bobwhite (Colinus virginianus ridgwayi), cactus ferruginous pygmy-owl (Glaucidium brasilianum cactorum), Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana
sonoriensis), Mexican and narrow-headed gartersnakes (Thamnophis eques and T.