By Marc Kloker
MT FWP Region 6 

Winter weather has antelope moving

Motorists encouraged to be cautious along roadways


November 23, 2022

A couple of Antelope Crossing signs along Highway 2. Photo by Montana FWP.

Although the pronghorn (commonly known as antelope) hunting season is over, they are still on the move. The recent winter weather in Montana has triggered antelope into migration mode, with them often moving south. Frequently, this leads to large groups attempting to cross highways and other major roadways, and motorists should be aware.

As most folks know, antelope aren't the best at crossing fences or other barriers. Many times, this results in groups or individuals running next to a barrier or crossing back and forth looking for an easier path.

Barriers come in all shape and sizes and c...

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