It appears that an old friend is returning home on the range. This article over in the New York Times, “A Symbol of the Range Returns Home” by Kate Yoshida, talks about how Bighorn sheep are being reintroduced into their historic range across the Western United States with the help from the Nevada Department of Wildlife, among others.
At one time there were more than two million bighorns throughout the west but by 1940, fewer that twenty-thousand were now scattered across in isolated enclaves. Surprisingly, it’s been the work of biologist, hunters and fisherman that have helped turn it around. Now, it seems who they are looking to for help is the public. Time will tell.