Black Ridge desert bighorn sheep herd back on healthy course

Desert bighorn ewe wearing an eartag and radio collar stops grazing long enough to eye a photographer. Biologists use the tags and radocollars to monitor the Black Ridge herd, tracking track sheep movement and estimating herd populations.



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Desert bighorn ewe wearing an eartag and radio collar stops grazing long enough to eye a photographer. Biologists use the tags and radocollars to monitor the Black Ridge herd, tracking track sheep movement and estimating herd populations.

When Montana hunter Dick Sapa recently became the first nonresident hunter to harvest a desert bighorn ram from the Black Ridge herd, his trophy was notable for more than simply being the…




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