The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks will launch two new bighorn sheep studies in July, part of a five-year $8 million investment. One of the studies will collar bighorns in eight herds across the state along with nearby domestic sheep in an attempt to understand interactions. It’s believed contact between domestic and wild sheep can lead to deadly bacterial outbreaks. For more, check out my story at billingsgazette.com/outdoors.
Written by Brett French | Outdoors Editor | Billings Gazette