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By AZGFD 

Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center Receives Baby Bighorn Sheep

Public advised to leave wildlife "wild."

 

March 15, 2014



The Arizona Game and Fish Department's Adobe Mountain Wildlife Center received a baby desert bighorn sheep lamb on Feb. 25 that was confiscated from a Salome-area resident. The one-month-old lamb was removed from the wild for unknown reasons and lived at two residences, one of which was a domestic goat farm, before Game and Fish was notified.

The End Result

While we don't know why this lamb was taken from the wild, the end result is the same. It can no longer be placed back into the wild population because of potential disease risks that can be passed to wild bighorn sheep," said Mike Dem...



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