Interactions of Aoudad & Bighorn Sheep

By Jose Etchart, Ryan O’Shaughnessy, Ph.D., and Silverio Avila Aoudad, or barbary sheep, were first released into the wild in California in 1924. Since then, the species has shown remarkable ability to adapt to local habitat conditions with populations now existing in California, New Mexico and Texas. Due to their apparent ease of adaptability there …

New Aoudad and Bighorn Sheep Matching Grant Project!

SCI Foundation is supporting a new project examining competition among aoudad and bighorn sheep in the Trans-Pecos region of west Texas. Thank you to the West Texas and Southern New Mexico SCI Chapters for contributing to this research project! SCI Chapters around the world conduct wildlife research and conservation projects. Seven other Matching Grants were …