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Glossary -- Guzzler

Guzzler. A constructed water catchment and storage device used to provide water for wildlife, usually quail or bighorn sheep. A variety of guzzlers have been built in the mountains around southern Nevada, primarily by the Nevada Division of Wildlife in cooperation with volunteers from hunting groups. In the Desert National Wildlife Range, which was established to protect bighorn sheep, guzzlers primarily are for the benefit of the sheep and other wildlife. Elsewhere, however, guzzlers (mostly quail guzzlers) were established to benefit hunters.

quail guzzler
Quail Guzzler: large animals are fenced out
Sheep Guzzler
Sheep Guzzler: large animals have free access to water

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