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Bighorn ram. (Jaime Johnson)

Poaching becomes felony in New Mexico

HUNTING -- If you like your guns and free time, don't poach big game in New Mexico. New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez last week signed legislation elevating the wasting of game from a misdemeanor to a felony, according to Sporting Classics Daily. People convicted of...

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Bighorn rams are featured in a PBS “Nature” program.

Bighorn sheep take beating from disease in Canada 

BIG GAME -- Despite millions of dollars in research, pneumonia continues to plague bighorn sheep herds in Washington, Idaho, Montana and elsewhere, including Canada. However, one thing is well-documented: wild sheep loose in virtually all close encounters with domestic animals. Domestic sheep believed to have...

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Montana’s bighorn sheep plan has come under fire after a few attempts to establish new herds. (Associated Press)

Bighorns killed on Bison Range to curb disease

WILDLIFE -- More bad news for bighorn sheep. Six young bighorns that escaped the fence around the 19,000-acre National Bison Range near Ravalli, Mont., were shot last week in a measure to confront disease that's been killing the wild sheep on several fronts. Sport hunting...

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This undated photo released by the Hells Canyon Bighorn Sheep Initiative shows a Bighorn ram and other sheep in Hells Canyon, Idaho.  (File Associated Press)

Hunter bids 100K for Idaho bighorn tag

HUNTING -- Idaho’s bighorn sheep auction tag sold for $100,000 to an online bidder at the national Wild Sheep Foundation Sheep Show in Reno Saturday night -- the fifth-highest winning bid since the program started in 1988. This permit is valid for use in all...

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