Sheep, Bighorn

Known as: Bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis 
A species of sheep, Ovis canadensis, characterized by massive brown horns. There are at least four subspecies and they are all endangered or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Terrain ruggedness is often an important variable in wildlife habitat models. Most methods used to quantify ruggedness are… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Rapid expansion of road networks reduced connectivity among populations of flora and fauna. The resulting isolation is assumed to… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Genetic theory predicts that directional selection should deplete additive genetic variance for traits closely related to fitness… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Temperament traits in animals may have important fitness consequences, but have received little attention from ecologists or… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Although mating systems and sexual selection have been intensively studied in ungulate model systems, very few studies have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Individual differences in temperament may affect how animals react to novel situations, avoid predation, invest in reproduction… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Like many sexually dimorphic ungulates, bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis, form sexually segregated groups. Nursery groups include… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Rocky Mountain bighorn rams use three distinct tactics in competition for mates. Two tactics (tending and blocking) feature… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We compared genotypes at eight (AC)n microsatellite loci in domestic sheep (Ovis aries) and wild Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (O… (More)
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The migratory and foraging behavior of individually marked bighorn ewes (Ovis canadensis) was studied to test the hypothesis that… (More)
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