Arizona Game and Fish officials confirmed the kill Sunday.
Another release of 16 is scheduled for today amid criticism from opponents.
The sheep were released in the foothills north of Tucson Thursday morning.
Twelve of the original 31 sheep transplanted are still alive.
Hikers have been seen with dogs in banned areas.
Wildlife officials want to use helicopters to manage bighorn sheep.
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An Arizona chapter of the influential Sierra Club — founded in 1892 by legendary conservationist John Muir and now the nation’s largest environmental group — has come out in opposition to a controversial bighorn sheep reintroduction near Tucson.
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More than two decades ago I provided the Pima County Board of Supervisors with testimony regarding desert bighorn sheep on Pusch Ridge in the Catalina Mountains.
Updates and outtakes from the Cold Pueblo:
All 31 of the bighorn sheep released into the Catalina Mountains on Nov. 18 apparently have survived so far and are fanning out across the range, state wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Bighorn sheep are roaming wild in the Catalina Mountains once more.
YUMA — Wildlife officers — swooping out of the sky in helicopters and wielding net guns — snared fleet bighorn sheep in rugged mountains northeast of here Saturday.
Drive north of Tucson into Oro Valley, pull over, and peer up at rugged Pusch Ridge towering above you to the east: What you’re seeing is the past and future home of a free-roaming herd of bighorn sheep.
You could imagine the eye rolls around Tucson when it emerged June 7 that Arizona Game and Fish may end up killing some mountain lions in order to repopulate the Catalinas with bighorn sheep.
A mountain lion stays close to its deer kill in Sabino Canyon. Lions who prey on bighorn sheep will be killed, state wildlife officials say.
A pair of bighorn sheep pause on a ridge overlooking Oro Valley. A herd of bighorn sheep, which died out in the late 1990s, will be brought back to the Pusch Ridge area in November.
An already "robust" population of mountain lions in the Catalina Mountains appears to be increasing - and that could pose a threat to a planned reintroduction of bighorn sheep in the range this fall.