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Last Updated: 10/16/2013

Desert Bighorn Sheep Transplanted into the Wild in New Mexico, 1979-2012

(501 total bighorn transplanted)

 

Year

Source Herd

Release Site

# of Bighorn Transplanted

2012 Red Rock Ladrones 6
2011 Fra Cristobals Peloncillos 11
2011 Fra Cristobals Big Hatchets 5
2011 Red Rock Peloncillos 15
2011 Red Rock Big Hatchets 10
2009 Red Rock Caballos 18
2009 Red Rock Peloncillos 5
2009 Red Rock Ladrones 5
2006 Red Rock Big Hatchets 36

2005

Red Rock

Little Hatchet

28

2005

Kofa NWR, AZ

San Andres

30

2003

Red Rock

Peloncillos

33

2002

Kofa NWR, AZ

San Andres

20

2002

Red Rock

San Andres

31

2001

Red Rock

San Andres

5

1999

Red Rock

San Andres 6
1999

Red Rock

Ladrones 3
1999

Red Rock

Peloncillos 12
1999

Red Rock

Alamo Huecos 3
1999

Red Rock

Little Hatchets 3
1997

Red Rock

Ladrones 8
1997

Red Rock

Fra Cristobals 7
1997

Red Rock

Big Hatchets 6
1997

Red Rock

Peloncillos 24
1995

Red Rock

Fra Cristobals 37
1993

Red Rock

Peloncillos 11
1993

Red Rock

Ladrones 8
1992

Red Rock

Ladrones 23
1991

Red Rock

Peloncillos 6
1986

Red Rock

Alamo Huecos 21
1982 Red Rock Big Hatchets 18
1982 Kofa NWR, AZ Peloncillos 14
1981 Kofa NWR, AZ Peloncillos 10
1981 Red Rock Peloncillos 12
1979 Red Rock Big Hatchets 12

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