News tagged with bison

Ex-Soviet military zone hosts Czech bison revival

European bison have returned to the Czech Republic after more than a century, as five animals from neighbouring Poland make their home in a former military zone occupied by the Soviets from 1968 to 1991.

Aug 08, 2011
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Bison slaughter challenged as habitat effort flops

(AP) -- Yellowstone National Park's iconic bison herds are suffering their worst winter in several years with almost 400 of the animals being held for possible slaughter - and a much-heralded initiative to ...

Feb 04, 2011
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European bison return to Spain: reports

The nearly extinct European bison has been reintroduced after centuries in Spain with seven animals coming from a rare herd in Poland, Spanish media reported Saturday.

Jun 06, 2010
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In Europe, bison find plenty of room to roam

(PhysOrg.com) -- The European bison, a close relative of the American bison, has been on a slow road to recovery for almost a century. Europe's largest grazing animal once dwelled from central Russia to Spain, ...

May 05, 2010
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Bringing bison back to North American landscapes

The next 10 to 20 years could be extremely significant for restoring wild populations of American bison to their original range, including the Canadian Rockies; but for this to happen, more land must be made available for ...

Mar 02, 2010
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Turner bid for Yellowstone bison draws protest

(AP) -- Ted Turner's bid to get 74 wild bison from Yellowstone National Park is drawing stiff opposition from those who say the animals are being given up for private profit instead of conservation.

Jan 08, 2010
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Ancient bison genetic treasure trove for farmers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Genetic information from an extinct species of bison preserved in permafrost for thousands of years could help improve modern agricultural livestock and breeding programs, according to University ...

Oct 20, 2009
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