Bison

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Historic Treaty: Bring Buffalo Home, Heal the Prairie (Op-Ed)
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September 24th, 2014
Native American tribes have signed a new treaty to bring back buffalo herds and the prairies they once roamed, and in the process, restore traditional culture.
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Nov. 2 Is National Bison Day
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November 1st, 2013
The U.S. Senate passed a resolution to make Saturday (Nov. 2) National Bison Day, commemorating the historical, economic, ecological and cultural contributions of North America's largest land mammals.
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Bison vs. Buffalo: What's the Difference?
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September 6th, 2012
Early American settlers called bison "bufello" due to the similar appearance between the two animals.
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European Bison to Be Released into Wild
April 28th, 2014
Bison went extinct in Europe nearly 100 years ago, but conservationists are taking small steps to bring the animals back into the wild.
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Bison Could be Reintroduced to Alaska
Wood bison bulls can weigh up to 2,000 pounds.
January 23rd, 2013
Small numbers of wood bison survive in Canada.
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Bison Benefit from Prairie Buy Back
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August 27th, 2012
The American Prairie Reserve organization is trying to buy back the sea of grass, one ranch at a time.
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