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Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) Fact Sheet: Bibliography

Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis)

Bibliography

Allen, R. W. 1980. Natural mortality and debility.  In: G. Monson and L. Sumner, eds. The Desert Bighorn: Its Life History, Ecology, and Management, pp. 172 - 185. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 370 pp.

Boyce, W.M., R.R. Ramey, T.C. Rodwell, E.S. Rubin, and R.S.Singer. 1999.  Population subdivision among desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) ewes revealed by mitochondrial DNA analysis. Molecular Ecology, 8(1):33-106.

Buechner, H.K. 1960. The bighorn sheep in the United States, its past, present and future. Wildlife Monograph 4:1-174.

Buchalski M.R., Sacks B.N., Gille D.A., Penedo M.C.T., Ernest H.B., Morrison S.A., Boyce W.M. 2016. Phylogeographic and population genetic structure of bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) in North American deserts. Journal of Mammalogy. 97(3):823–838. doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyw011.

Clark, R.K., D.A. Jessup, M.D. Kock, and R.A. Weaver. 1985. Survey of desert bighorn sheep in California for exposure to selected infectious diseases. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 187:1175-1179.

Cowan, I. M. 1940. Distribution and variation in the native sheep of North America. American Midland Naturalist, 24:505-580.

Deming and Hansen. 1980. Growth and development.  In: G. Monson and L. Sumner, eds. The Desert Bighorn: Its Life History, Ecology, and Management, pp.152 - 171. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 370 pp.

Festa-Bianchet, M. 2008. Ovis canadensis. The IUCN red list of threatened species [Internet]. Version 2019.1; e.T15735A5075259 [species assessed 2008 Jun 30; page accessed 2019 Jun 18] . http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T15735A5075259.en

Hall, E. R. 1981. The Mammals of North America, Volume II, pp. 1115-1118. New York:  John Wiley & Sons.

Hansen. 1980. Physical characteristics.  In: G. Monson and L. Sumner, eds. The Desert Bighorn: Its Life History, Ecology, and Management, pp. 52 - 63. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 370 pp.

Hansen and Turner. 1980. Reproduction.  In: G. Monson and L. Sumner, eds. The Desert Bighorn: Its Life History, Ecology, and Management, pp. 145 - 150. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 370 pp.

Geist, V. 1971. Mountain Sheep: A Study in Behavior and Evolution. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press. 383pp.

Gildart, R., C. 1999. Mountain Monarchs: Bighorn Sheep. Minnetonka: North World Press.

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Manville, R. 1980. Origin and relationships of American wild sheep.  In: G. Monson and L. Sumner, eds. The Desert Bighorn: Its Life History, Ecology, and Management, pp.1-6. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 370 pp.

McKenna, M. C., and S. K.Bell. 1997. Classification of Mammals Above the Species Leve, pp. 434-440. New York: Columbia University Press.

Monson, G., and Sumner, L. 1980. The Desert Bighorn: Its Life History, Ecology, and Management. Tucson : The University of Arizona Press. 370 pp.

Ostermann, S.D. et al. 2001. Captive breeding and reintroduction evaluation criteria: a case study of peninsular big horn sheep. Conservation Biology, 15(3): 749-760.

Shackleton, D.M., ed. 1997. Wild Sheep and Goats and Their Relatives: Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Caprinae Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Rubin E.S., W.M. Boyce, M.C. Jorgensem, S.G.Torres, C.L. Hayes, C.S. O'Brien  and D.A. Jessup, 1998. Distribution and abundance of bighorn sheep in the Peninsular Ranges, California. The Wildlife Society Bulletin 26(3):539-551.

Rubin E.S., W.M. Boyce, V.C. Bleich.  2000. Reproductive strategies of desert bighorn sheep. Journal of Mammalogy, 81(3):769-786.

Shackleton, D.M., 1985. Ovis canadensis. Mammalian Species, 230: 1-9.

Shackleton, D.M., R.G. Peterson, J. Haywood, and A. Bottrell. 1984. Gestation period in Ovis canadensis. Journal of Mammalogy 65: 337 - 338.

Thompson, R.W. and J.C. Turner. 1982. Temporal geographic variation in the lambing season of bighorn sheep. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 60:1781-1793.

Toweill, D.E. and V. Geist. 1999. Return of Royalty. Missoula: Boone and Crockett Club and the Foundation for North American Wild Sheep.

Turner, J.C. 1973. Water energy and electrolytic balance in the desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis cremnobates Elliot). PhD dissertation. University of California, Riverside. 150pp.

Turner, J.C. and C.G. Hansen. 1980. Reproduction. In: G. Monson and L. Sumner, eds. The Desert Bighorn: Its Life History, Ecology, and Management, pp. 145-151. Tucson: The University of Arizona Press. 370

UNEP. 2019. Species+: Ovis canadensis [online database]. Nairobi, Kenya: UNEP [compiled by UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, UK]. [accessed 2019 Jun 18]. https://speciesplus.net/species#/taxon_concepts/3036/legal

United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Recovery Plan for Bighorn Sheep of the Peninsular Ranges, California. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland. O.R., 2000. Xv +251pp.

Valdez, R. and P. Krausman. 1999. Mountain Sheep of North America, Tucson: University of Arizona Press.

Wehausen, J.D. and  R.R. Ramey. 1993. A morphometiric re-evaluaiton of the peninsular bighorn subspecies . Desert Bighorn Council Trans. 37:1-10.

Wilson DE and Mittermeier RA, eds. 2015. Bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis. Handbook of the mammals of the world. Vol. 5: monotremes and marsupials. Barcelona (Spain): Lynx Edicions; c2015. p. 738-739.

Young, S.P., and R.H. Manville. 1960. Records of bighorn hybrids. Journal of Mammalogy, 41: 523-525.

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