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Bighorn Sheepwatch 15 — More Than Half of the Original Transplants Gone

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, AZ NEWS, BIGHORN SHEEPWATCH, SLIDER, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

More than half of the transplanted bighorn are now dead.

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Bighorn Sheepwatch 14 — Thirteen Sheep Dead and Three Lambs Born

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, BIGHORN SHEEPWATCH, FEATURES, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

More bighorn sheep are dead. A total of 13 have died, most by mountain lion predation. One bright spot is the birth of 3 bighorn lambs.

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Bighorn Sheepwatch 13 — New Life and Another Death

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, AZ NEWS, BIGHORN SHEEPWATCH, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

One new bighorn death has been reported, but with two new lambs born, there is a glimmer of hope for the Santa Catalina bighorn sheep reintroduction project.

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Bighorn Sheepwatch 12 — Nine gone now

Posted by on Feb 10, 2014 in BIGHORN SHEEPWATCH, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

The report suggested that a young mountain lion or a bobcat was likely responsible for the recent death. This is the first time an advisory committee report has mentioned possible bobcat predation.

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Bighorn Sheepwatch 11 — More Desert Bighorn Sheep are Dead

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 in 4th HELIX BLOG, AZ NEWS, BIGHORN SHEEPWATCH, SOUTHWEST CORNER | 0 comments

The news is in, and it’s bad. As of Jan. 19, 2014 eight of the desert bighorn sheep released scarcely two months ago are dead.

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