TITLE

Pronghorn

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Pronghorn, a game animal of western North America. It is also called the American antelope, although it is not a true antelope. The pronghorn is named for its erect, slightly curved horns, which have short prongs that project forward. The horns, 15 inches (38 cm) long, are present in both sexes. The outer sheaths of the horns are shed in autumn.
ACCESSION #
37309769

 

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