African Oryx

Weight:250-390lbsLenght with tail:50-62″Sexual Maturity:2 yearsGestation Period:280-300 daysNo. of Young:1-2Lifespan:20 years CharacteristicsThe oryx is a large antelope of striking appearance with long, spearlike horns. It has a thick, horselike neck with a short mane and a compact, muscular body. A defined pattern of black markings that contrast with the white face and fawn-colored body are prominently

Big Horn Sheep

Weight:115-280lbsLenght with tail:50-62″Sexual Maturity:2 yearsGestation Period:180 daysNo. of Young:1-2Lifespan:10 tp 15years Geography – RangeThe natural range of Ovis canadensis was formerly in the Rocky Mountains from southern Canada to Colorado, but is now reduced to small bands protected by inaccessible habitat or by refuges. The desert subspecies (Ovis canadensis nelsoni) ranges from Nevada and California

White Tail Deer

Weight:125-300lbsLenght with tail:60-90″Sexual Maturity:2 yearsGestation Period:200 daysNo. of Young:1-4, 2 avg.Lifespan:10 years RangeThroughout North America from southern Canada through Central America. White-tail deer inhabit most of southern Canada and all of the mainland US except 2 or 3 states in the west. Their range reaches throughout Central America to Bolivia. Related SpeciesThe Cervidae Family includes

Mule deer

Weight:125-330lbsLenght with tail:50-85″Sexual Maturity:2 yearsGestation Period:195-212 daysNo. of Young:1-4, 2 avg.Lifespan:10 years Geography – RangeThroughout the entire western United States, including the four deserts of the American Southwest. Related SpeciesThere are 2 major subspecies: the Mule Deer, with tail white above, tipped with black; and the Black-tailed Deer, with tail black or brown above. The