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Nevada desert bighorn sheep moved to Utah

By FELICIA FONSECA, Associated Press Published: November 3, 2012
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The helicopter hovered low, allowing a crew member to shoot a net over a desert bighorn sheep in the southeastern Nevada mountains. A “mugger” hurriedly jumped from the aircraft and ran over to the sheep, giving the animal a shot to calm it down before tying its legs with leather strapping, blindfolding it, putting it in a sack, and hoisting it into the air with three other sheep.

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