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Illustration from Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia/Corbis
Oregon Pronghorn

Antilocapra americana oregona

Subspecies of Pronghorn Antelope



First Noted by Expedition
April 16, 1806, along the Columbia River just below Celilo Falls, Klickitat County, Washington, and Wasco County, Oregon.
 

Description
A medium-size, deerlike mammal. Upper body pale tan or reddish tan; chest, belly, inner legs, cheeks and lower jaw, sides, and rump patch are white. Height: 3541 in (88103 cm); length: 4.14.8 ft (1.31.5 m); tail: 2.46.8 in (617 cm). Weight: male 90140 lb (4164 kg), female 75105 lb (3448 kg).
 

Habitat
Grasslands, grassy brushlands, and particularly bunchgrass-sagegrass areas.
 

Range
Near the border of Oregon, Idaho, California, and Nevada.
 

Note
Possibly indistinguishable from pronghorn, according to DNA analysis.

Species information from enature.com
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