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Five facts about bison, the new US national mammal

Kansas State University's Jill Haukos, director of education at Konza Prairie Biological Station, shares five facts about bison at Konza Prairie Biological Station in honor of the National Bison Legacy Act. President Barack ...

dateMay 11, 2016 in Ecology
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Bison coming 'home' to Montana Indian reservation

Descendants of a bison herd captured and sent to Canada more than a century ago will be relocated to a Montana American Indian reservation next month, in what tribal leaders bill as a homecoming for a species emblematic of ...

dateMar 28, 2016 in Ecology
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Wood bison make it to Alaska village; April release planned

A hundred wood bison that will be the foundation for the first wild herd on U.S. soil in more than a century have been safely delivered to a rural Alaska village, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.

dateMar 27, 2015 in
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Yellowstone bison sent to slaughter as park trims herd

Yellowstone National Park started shipping many of its famous wild bison to slaughter Wednesday to drive down the size of the park's herds and respond to concerns by the livestock industry over a disease carried by the animals.

dateMar 09, 2016 in Ecology
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