Wildlife Profile / Desert Bighorn Sheep

Wildlife Profile / Desert Bighorn Sheep

  Scientific Name: Ovis canadensis nelsoni Classification: Mammal Size: Length: 5 feet. Height: 2 ½ – 3 ¼ (at shoulders). Weight: male 140 – 180 pounds. Female 90 – 150 pounds Life Span: 6 – 8 years. A ram in the river mountains lived at least 18 years. A ewe in...
Wildlife Profile / Rocky Mountain Goat

Wildlife Profile / Rocky Mountain Goat

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Oreamnos americanus CLASSIFICATION: Hoofed ruminant mammal SIZE: Rocky Mountain goats are approximately two and a half to three feet tall at the shoulder and four and a half to five feet long. They weigh between 200 and 250 pounds, though the heaviest...
Henry Clay Hooker

Henry Clay Hooker

If you are scratching your head right now thinking that you’ve heard the name of Henry Hooker, you probably have. Henry Hooker was played by Charlton Heston in the movie Tombstone. In real life Henry Hooker was a wealthy cattleman and a friend of Lawman Wyatt Earp....