American Bison are Awesome

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The American Bison is the iconic image of the American West. Vast herds of 40,000,000 used to roam the plains of America. Bison is a crucial part of the plains ecosystem.

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Bison were almost hunted to extinction as white settlers moved west in the 1800’s. Today most bison are kept on private lands, with a few small herds roaming free. Yellowstone Park is the only place where bison have lived continuously in the wild.

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Fortunately today there are several groups striving to move bison to the prairie and reintroducing bison to tribal lands.

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Read more bison facts here!

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