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Last Updated: 01/29/2010



Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Transplanted in the Wild in New Mexico, 1940-2012
(532 total bighorn transplanted)

Year

Source Herd

Release Site

# Transplanted

2012 Wheeler Peak Manzanos 31
2009 Turkey Creek (Outside Red Rock pens) Manzanos 1
2008 Wheeler Peak Dry Cimarron 27
2008 Wheeler Peak Turkey Creek, Gila NF 8

2007

Pecos Wilderness

Dry Cimarron

34

2007

Pecos Wilderness

Rio Grande Gorge

25

2006

Wheeler Peak

Turkey Creek, Gila NF

25

2005

Latir Wilderness

Turkey Creek, Gila NF

5

2005

Pecos Wilderness

Arizona

29

2004

Pecos Wilderness

San Francisco River, Gila NF

14

2004

Wheeler Peak

South Dakota

30

2003

Pecos Wilderness

Arizona

11

2003

Wheeler Peak

Arizona

16

2001

Pecos Wilderness

Latir Wilderness

56

1999 Cimarron Canyon Manzanos 1
1998 Pecos Wilderness San Francisco River, Gila NF 4
1998 Pecos Wilderness Manzanos 23
1998 Pecos Wilderness Turkey Creek, Gila NF 5
1993 Pecos Wilderness Wheeler Peak 33
1978 Pecos Wilderness Cimarron Canyon 5
1978 Waterton Lakes, Canada Ft. Wingate 7
1978 Pecos Wilderness Latir Wilderness 20
1978 Pecos Wilderness Manzanos 16
1977 Pecos Wilderness Manzanos 16
1970 Dubois, WY Sandia 1
1970 Dubois, WY Wheeler Peak 19
1968 Banff NP, Canada Wheeler Peak 10
1966 Sandias Pecos Wilderness 9
1965 Sandias San Francisco River, Gila NF 2
1965 Banff NP, Canada Pecos  Wilderness 15
1964 Sandias San Francisco River, Gila NF 16
1964 Banff NP, Canada Turkey Creek, Gila, NF 10
1942 Banff NP, Canada Sandias 3
1941 Banff NP, Canada Sandias 3
1940 Banff NP, Canada Sandias 3

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