pronghorn antelope in Alberta by Mitchell, George J.

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Published by University of Regina] in [Regina, Sask .

Written in English

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  • Mammals -- Alberta,
  • Pronghorn,
  • Ungulates -- Alberta.

Edition Notes

Bibliography : p. 145-158.

Book details

StatementGeorge J. Mitchell.
LC ClassificationsQL737.U52 M57
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 165 p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14763023M

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The antelope rut is in full swing and the big, territorial herd bucks that you'll be targeting will be tending their harem and fighting off interlopers bent on stealing their does. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Alberta antelope are renowned for their exceptional mass. Recent changes in antelope management have allowed more pronghorn bucks to reach maturity, resulting in bigger trophies than ever before being taken. The record book is being re-written nearly every year.

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Maybe it was the lure of the unknown. The pronghorn was a scientific mystery when my dad was hired as the Alberta government’s first game biologist in and began to study it.

Even the basics were obscure. Description Pronghorn antelope hunting opportunities are in high demand in Alberta, making the information collected during annual surveys a critical component of pronghorn management. This report provides detailed results of surveys conducted in and summarizes provincial pronghorn survey trends from to Alberta’s pronghorn antelope are characterized by the mass of their horns, which, when coupled with good average length, results in the right combination for high Boone and Crockett scores.

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By trophy class we mean we set a minimum goal of 75" Boone and Crockett, which means the antelope buck you take with us will compare favorably with antelope taken anywhere in North America. Pronghorn Antelope (Antilocapra Americana) Many people are unaware that top quality Antelope hunting is available in southern Alberta, and that Pronghorns inhabit the short grass areas of the province.

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Pronghorn reach their northern-most distribution in Alberta and are known to conduct annual migrations averaging hundreds of kilometers, often passing through narrow passages en-route to key seasonal ranges. Migratory corridors are critically important to ensuring pronghorn. In Canada, they reside in southwestern Saskatchewan and southeastern Alberta.

While they are capable of jumping, they cannot leap the fences that are now common throughout the grasslands. Scientists are working with ranchers to create fences that pronghorns can crawl under.

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Many of the 90 inch bucks taken are never entered into an official record book, but we feel the bucks should be recognized. The records books used include Boone & Crockett, Safari Club International, and many of the individual state organized records books.

All of the bucks that we've guided to will have our watermark stamped on the photo. The largest pronghorn ever recorded has been certified by Boone and Crockett Club as a new World's Record.

The huge buck, hunted in Socorro County, N.M., inscores /8 B&C points. The new record breaks a tie between two specimens from Arizona. One was taken in Coconino County inthe other in Mohave County in Missing: Alberta. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

The pronghorn, or Antilocapra americana, is the only member of the Antilocapridae family of North American ungulates, landing it genetically somewhere between the Cervidae (deer, moose, elk) and Bovidae (sheep, goats, muskox) families. Although it may bear some resemblance to the antelope of Africa and Asia, there is no close relation.

Pronghorn antelopeAlberta In the ’s we only pronghorns, but today, thanks to hunting laws and wildlife management paid for by hunters, there are 35 million antelope now living in the western United States. The pronghorn antelope avoided extinction in Western Canada once but it’s taking a concerted effort to stop a re-occurrence.

About the Author. Both authors are vetern pronghorn hunters with extensive experience hunting many of the western states in which pronghorn are found.

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