The only one of 14 pronghorn-like genera to survive the great extinction brought on by human migration into North America, the pronghorn has a long and unique history of interaction with humans on the continent, a history that until now has largely remained unwritten.
Richard E McCabe is executive vice president of the Wildlife Management Institute in Washington DC and has written extensively on ethnozoology. Bart W O'Gara, deceased, led the Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit at the University of Montana, Missoula. Henry M. Reeves, retired, was a wildlife biologist with the US Fish and Wildlife Service. He resides in, Oregon, and is well-known and respected for his natural history research and writing.