Those in captivity, have an extension of up to 12 years while those in the wild live to a stand age of between 7 and 10 years. The lifespan of pronghorns varies about their environment. According to press releases, the Trans-Pecos Pronghorn Restoration Project is a five-year, $1.4 million public-private partnership with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation. Fleet-footed pronghorns are among the speediest animals in North America. 10th Ann. However, during this period of about two months, pronghorns suffer a significant loss. At about a week old, fawns join the herd. The only other land animal to travel farther in North America is the caribou. Blindingly quick, with keen senses … A preliminary report on antelope - range relationships in central Montana. They can run at more than 53 miles an hour, leaving pursuing coyotes and bobcats in the dust. They are found from Alberta to northern Mexico. Its Latin name, Antilocapra americana, means American goat-antelope, but it is not a member of the goat or the antelope family and it is not related to the antelopes found in Africa. Concentration Area is defined as that part of the overall range where densities are at least 200% greater than the surrounding area during a season other than winter. Herds of pronghorns migrate 150 miles each way between Wyoming’s Upper Green River Basin and Grand Teton National Park. Their main predators are coyotes. Montana State College Agr. Today they … Stn. Each buck gathers three or four does in a small harem within the larger herd. PronghornConcentrationArea is an ESRI SDE Feature Class showing Concentration Areas of Pronghorn Antelope. The 300 mile trip is grueling and requires crossing private property and fences. Only 40% of the June born pronghorns survives past mid-July. Pronghorns typically live in groups (larger in winter than summer), although breeding males will separate themselves into small territories in autumn and attempt to entice adult females. #516 63 pp. Pronghorns mate in the late summer and early fall, and give birth to one or two fawns in the late spring. I’m inspired to know that soon, children will know pronghorn antelope as one of the many incredible animals that live here in Washington state. Exp. Pronghorn Images Pronghorns, technically known as Antilocapra americana, look much like they did thousands of years ago. Breeding takes place in September and October, with bucks defending and marking territories. Pronghorns normally live in small bands in summer, but they may form large herds in winter. Bull. The pronghorn antelope: its range use and food habits in central Montana with special reference to alfalfa. When they are born, fawns are almost odorless to protect them from predators. Pronghorn antelope are fast, but that doesn't help them survive in the deep snows of Grand Teton National Park winters. Cole, G. F. 1957. The pronghorn is a unique North American mammal. During fall and winter, pronghorn live in large herds of up to 1,000 individuals. The pronghorn is the only surviving member of the Antilocapridae family and it has been in North America for over a million years! Nearly exterminated in the late 19th century, pronghorns have returned to great abundance with the help of dedicated conservation efforts. … And I’m hopeful that in a few years, my son and I won’t have to make the long drive to Nevada to catch a glimpse of … Pronghorns live in herds in the prairies and graze on grass and small plants. So, they move south, but they don't attempt the same route as the elk. Since 2011, pronghorns have been released five times and in all, 637 animals have been moved from north of Amarillo to their new home in the Trans-Pecos desert grasslands.