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Pathfinder
National Wildlife Refuge


Pronghorn are a light brown color on their back, which contrasts with their white underbelly. On the wide-open plains, this white belly serves to camouflage the animals.

Alcova, WY   
E-mail: arapaho@fws.gov
Phone Number: 970-723-8202
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
http://www.fws.gov/refuge/pathfinder/
Pronghorns are the fastest mammals in North America.
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  Wildlife and Habitat

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Since the reservoir itself fluctuates as much as 50 feet per year, it is difficult to provide cover for waterfowl nesting. Other waterbirds such as willets, American avocets, Wilson's phalaropes, American coots, and great blue herons also use the wetland areas. Upland portions of the Refuge are sagebrush / grassland habitats; they provide habitat for pronghorn, mule deer, rabbits, and sage grouse.

 
 
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