Wild Game of the Month

Rocky Mountain Goat (Oreamnos americanus)

By Kyle Shaffer The Rocky Mountain goat or mountain goat (Oreamnos americanus) is not really a true goat. It belongs to a small family of goat/antelopes whose members include the…

Coyote (Canis latrans)

Figure 1 “Photo” Coyote in the wild, photo from outdoorsman-Fotolia.com By Dale Kiser Where in the world do you find coyotes: Coyotes are found in North and Central America ranging…

Wild Boar (Sus Scrofa)

By Chris Norris Phylum – Chordate – Vertebrae Class – Mammalia – Mammals Order – Artiodactyla – Even Toed Ungulates Family – Suidae – Pigs Genus – Sus – Eurasian Pigs Species – S. Scrofa –…

Caribou (Reindeer) (Rangifer tarandus)

Caribou in North America are found in Canada and Alaska. Reindeer are found in Norway, Finland, Siberia and Greenland. These consist of two major groups: tundra reindeer and woodland reindeer.…

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