Health evaluation of a pronghorn antelope population in Oregon.

  title={Health evaluation of a pronghorn antelope population in Oregon.},
  author={Mike R. Dunbar and Roser Velarde and Michael A. Gregg and Milena Bray},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  volume={35 3},
During 1996 and 1997, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducted a study to determine the cause(s) of population decline and low survival of pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana) fawns on Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge (HMNAR) located in southeastern Oregon (USA). As part of that study, blood, fecal, and tissue samples from 104 neonatal fawns, 40 adult does, and nine adult male pronghorns were collected to conduct a health evaluation of the population. Physiological parameters… CONTINUE READING