PRONGHORN

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SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Antilocapra americona americona

HABITAT:  Open short-grass prairie and desert of Western North America.

CONSERVATION STATUS: Least Concern
                                                   

FUN FACT: 

The pronghorn is the fastest terrestrial animal in North America, and is second only to the cheetah in the world.  They can attain speeds of over 50 mph and can maintain this speed for nearly 4 miles. 

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