New group will be released near existing herd.
Bighorn sheep apparently have had their best month in the Catalina Mountains since 31 of the animals were transplanted to the range north of Tucson in November.
A newborn bighorn sheep lamb was spotted with its mother Friday in the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, state wildlife officials reported.
Three organizations supported primarily by hunters are the main private financial backers of a controversial state project to reintroduce bighorn sheep to the Catalina Mountains north of Tucson, records show.
Another bighorn sheep has died in the Catalina Mountains, the Arizona Game and Fish Department reported Monday.
Two more bighorn sheep have died in the Catalina Mountains, and a mountain lion was killed for preying on sheep, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
A bighorn sheep was found dead Friday in the Catalina Mountains — marking the 13th bighorn death since 31 sheep were relocated to the range from the Yuma area in November, state wildlife officials confirmed Monday.
Mountain lions that kill bighorn sheep in the Catalina Mountains will now be tracked and killed by state-sponsored hunters only in a portion of the Catalinas rather than throughout the range, wildlife officials said Friday.
Lioness Kaya gave birth to five cubs at Reid Park Zoo right before Christmas, officials said.
From tiger cubs taking a swim test at the National Zoo to a beagle that can sniff out pregnant bears, these animals are in the news.
Investigators are trying to determine who shot and killed a mountain lion at a campsite near Colossal Cave Mountain Park southeast of Tucson.
Look at these photos of cute liliger cubs at a Russian Zoo. A liliger is a cross between a lion and a liger. A liger is a cross between a lion and a tiger.
The Desert Museum is retiring two arthritic cougars. According to a Desert Museum spokesman,” Madeline Stover was an excellent docent and and Stanley Melrose ran the ice cream concession for 26-years.” Meanwhile two retiring mountain lions will be relocated and released in the wilds of …
GLENDALE - The Detroit Lions and Arizona Cardinals are having bad seasons.
TEMPE — The Cardinals' game against the Panthers on Sunday has
At Sierra Vista, Myles Williams broke off a 91-yard touchdown
run early in the third quarter to give the Mountain Lions (3-6, 2-3
5A Southern) a 20-10 lead. Buena (3-7, 1-5) sliced the deficit to
20-13 on a 21-yard field goal, but got no closer.
At Pusch Ridge, the Lions found a last-second homecoming
opponent — San Luis' junior varsity team — after Ray forfeited
because of a lack of players. Pusch Ridge scored four touchdowns in
the first quarter, two in the second and one in the third, all
while holding San Luis to 48 total yards.