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Old 11-16-2010, 04:02 PM   #1
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Default Plan to release another 20 bighorn sheep in Seminoe Mountains

Plan to release another 20 bighorn sheep in Seminoe Mountains
Nov 11 10 - 02:20 PM

Little Chicago Review - News, Classifieds, Events and Businesses in Lincoln County, Wyoming
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Cheyenne – Another 20 bighorn sheep from Oregon will call Wyoming’s Seminoe Mountains home if upcoming trapping/transplant operations proceed as planned.

According to WGFD bighorn sheep coordinator Kevin Hurley, the new transplant will supplement 20 Oregon sheep released Dec. 2, 2009, in the Seminoes along with 12 bighorns from the Devil’s Canyon area above Lovell released Jan. 3, 2010. Hurley said the sheep released last year are doing well and at least a dozen lambs were documented this spring from last winter’s transplant.

The status of the sheep has also been verified by local WGFD biologist Greg Hiatt. ‘We have been flying the Seminoes every month to monitor the movements and locations of the sheep,’ Hiatt said. ‘So far we have had no mortality on any of the...
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