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  • Not Mary's little lamb

    Archaeological remains throughout the West show how Native Americans revered the bighorn sheep.

  • Macho rams "take a walk on the wild side'

    Scientists find that adult bighorn males - whose horns are a symbol of virility - spend much of their adult lives in homosexual societies.

  • Bringing back the bighorn

    The Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep has fought its way back from near extinction, but efforts to reintroduce it to all its former range are more difficult than they appear.

  • Bison deaths spur lawsuit

    Environmentalists sue to stop Yellowstone park rangers from slaughtering bison that stray beyond park boundaries.

  • Elk target tourists

    Rutting elk go after human women in Yellowstone National Park.

  • Searching for grass in a magic valley

    A hot summer spent inspecting the dry range in an Idaho valley brings a close encounter with a coyote.

  • Of muskrats and mortality

    A writer watches muskrats in Utah's Logan Canyon as she tries to come to terms with her father's approaching death.

  • Beavers land on the hot seat in Idaho

    A new Idaho law allows farmers who suspect beavers are damming water that could be irrigating fields to call on state officials to get rid of the beavers even if the dams are on someone's private property.

  • Costly Yellowstone invasion

    A National Park Service report, "The Yellowstone Lake Crisis," says there's little hope of ridding Yellowstone Lake of illegally introduced lake trout.

  • Disease threatens bighorn restoration

    A longtime effort to restore bighorn sheep to Hells Canyon is imperiled by a deadly outbreak of the disease pasturella.

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