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A bighorn sheep bolts out of a trailer after being captured, fitted with a radio collar and transplanted to an area about 15 to 20 miles northeast of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

ND Badlands bighorn sheep roundup relocates 14 wild animals

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After months of preparation and Mother Nature's cooperation, the North Dakota Game and Fish Department wrapped up an approximate $22,000 relocation project involving 14 bighorn sheep in Theodore Roosevelt National Park's North Unit Monday.

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Disease prevention and traffic dangers played a key role in officials opting for a capture and transplant of the bighorns.

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