Hunting tags help bring back New Mexico’s bighorn sheep

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Hunting tags help bring back New Mexico’s bighorn sheep

Big money from hunters pays for conservation programs
Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep sit on Penitente Peak in the Pecos Wilderness northeast of Santa Fe. Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep were extirpated from New Mexico by the early 1900s, but through restoration efforts have grown to a population of about 1,700 across 11 herds in northern New Mexico.

Hunting tags help bring back New Mexico’s bighorn sheep

Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep sit on Penitente Peak in the Pecos Wilderness northeast of Santa Fe. Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep were extirpated from New Mexico by the early 1900s, but through restoration efforts have grown to a population of about 1,700 across 11 herds in northern New Mexico.
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