Pronghorn Hybrids

Family Antilocapridae

Mammalian Hybrids



Pronghorn Pronghorn
Antilocapra americana
Though they are commonly called antelope, pronghorns are generally considered to be only distantly related to the true antelopes of Family Bovidae.

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Antilocapra americana [Pronghorn]
× Ovis aries (♀) [Domestic Sheep] Two hybrids of this kind were reported as having been produced at Egon Canyon, Nevada, “crosses between common ewe sheep and the antelope.” The notice appeared on page 2 of the August 23, 1870, issue of The Carson Daily Appeal, a newspaper published in Carson City, Nevada (source). This cross, which does not seem to be reported elsewhere, requires verification.

dog-cow hybrid A dog-cow hybrid?

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By the same author: Handbook of Avian Hybrids of the World, Oxford University Press (2006).

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