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Big Horn Sheep

2 lions, 2 sheep moved to Tucson's Catalina Mountains now dead

2 lions, 2 sheep moved to Tucson's Catalina Mountains now dead

Bighorn sheep and mountain lions are dying in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson as a result of a "transplant" of 31 sheep into the range last month.

December 03, 2013 10:44 am Related Loading…

Restoring bighorn sheep won't require wholesale slaughter of lions

Let's clear something up right off the bat. The measure of success for reintroducing desert bighorn sheep into the Santa Catalina Mountains is sheep and lions coexisting naturally in a healthy ecosystem, as they did for centuries.

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