The Arizona Game and Fish Department confirmed the death of a bighorn ram on Feb. 18 and reported that a third lamb was observed in the Santa Catalina Mountains.
Thirty-one bighorn sheep were reintroduced to the area on Nov. 18 and the latest death was the 12th reported.
The cause of death is under investigation. Most of the fatalities have been traced to mountain lions.
The sighting of the first two lambs was reported on Feb. 11.
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