Tag Archives: Pronghorn

Deer and Antelope Play

Leonard and I really do live “where the deer and the antelope play”. These “antelope” of musical fame are actually pronghorn (Antilocapra americanna), not antelope, as they are commonly called. But we all incorrectly call them antelope. At the Ash … Continue reading

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Pronghorn Trivia

In May (see “Pregnant Pronghorn” 05-19-17) I posted a picture of pregnant pronghorn (Antilocapra americanna) and expressed my desire to once again see pronghorn kids this season. I did see several kids with their mothers earlier this summer . Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Pregnant Pronghorn

Large numbers of pronghorn (Antilocapra americanna) are loitering around Pilot Butte on the Ash Creek Wildlife Area (Modoc County CA). These inhabitants of plains, prairies, sagebrush flats and deserts in the West most likely are enjoying the spring smorgasbord of … Continue reading

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Antilocapridae

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Pronghorns (often incorrectly called antelope or pronghorn antelope, to be technical) form huge herds in the alfalfa fields near our home (Modoc County CA) during the winter. It is not unusual to see several hundred pronghorns (Antilocapra americanna) together. Leonard … Continue reading

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Male Pronghorn Herd

Today is the Fall Equinox!! We are fortunate to have pronghorn (Antilocapra americanna), also commonly called pronghorn antelope, in the pastures and fields surrounding our property. A social animal, pronghorn move higher into the mountains during the summer where they … Continue reading

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Pronghorn in the Snow

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  We woke to our first significant snowfall of the season yesterday morning. In the winter pronghorn antelope¬†(Antilocapra americanna) gather together in large mixed-sex herds. I often sit in my car waiting, and counting, as groups as large as 300 … Continue reading

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