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By Pam Burke 

Antelope herds pass by Havre before fawning season


Last updated 5/6/2021 at 9:01am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

A herd of pronghorn gather west of Havre in March with the Bear Paw Mountains in the backround.

For more than a month large herds of antelope have been hanging around pastures and fields just outside of Havre, but Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Havre-area wildlife biologist Scott Hemmer said that he expects them to move on and disperse any day now.

Hemmer said that it's normal in the fall and spring to see herds of antelope, as the North American pronghorn is commonly referred to, though it bears no genetic link to antelope. The animals travel in large herds to find areas that aren't being hit hard by cold and snow, usually more southerly areas, for the winter, then return north in...

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