Bison

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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 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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American Bison Nominated for National Mammal
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June 5th, 2012
Bison have long been a key part of US culture, groups say.
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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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