What began as 12 sheep in 1973 now a healthy herd of 500
The statement that bighorn sheep were wiped out by excessive hunting is
incorrect. As the article points out, diseases from domestic sheep and goats are
easily transmitted to wild sheep. That was the primary cause of the
If the management of the department of Wildlife Resources of the sheep is
anything likewhat I have seen with the mule deer in the Gunnison valley near Green River, heaven forbid.