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How Do You Solve a Problem Like the 'Beefalo'?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, domestic cattle, bison, cross breeding )

Ray
- 16 hours ago - m.bbc.co.uk
When bison were cross-bred with domestic cattle, a hybrid dubbed the "Beefalo" was spawned. But the creatures escaped and are now causing environmental havoc in The Grand Canyon. Some want a cull, but is this the best way to deal with the animals?
Yellowstone Park Ships 200+ Bison to Slaughter, More Planned âEUR" Conservation Group
Offbeat  (tags: amimals, bison, yellowstone, slaughter, USA )

Ray
- 38 days ago - rt.com
Yellowstone National ParkâEUR(TM)s bison population is about to start getting much smaller, as the park has reportedly sent at least 200 bison to slaughter in an effort to cull the winter population by approximately 900 animals.
Ted Turner Sets Example for Conservationists With His Ranches
Offbeat  (tags: Ted Turner, Bison, Ranch, things can change, society, interesting, environment, animals, americans, wildlife, protection, off-beat )

Roxy
- 596 days ago - startribune.com
Turner began by selling the ranch's cattle and replacing them with bison. He also tore down fences, essentially trying to re-invent the Flying D as it was pre-settlement. Though Turner hunts and is an avid fly fisherman, his intent wasn't to manage the
Buffalo Whisperer RC Bridges at Home With His Pet Bison in Texas
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bison )

Cher
- 1011 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
RC Bridges, nicknamed 'The Buffalo Whisperer' and his wife Sherron, share their Texas home with two enormous bison - 2,400 pound 'Wildthing' and recent 900-pound arrival 'Bullet'
Catalina Island Bison Birth Control Is Working
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bison, birth control )

Cher
- 1242 days ago - all-creatures.org
Following the 2011 calving season, Catalina now has only three more baby bison, compared to 29 in 2010. A humane solution to the problem of bison overpopulation on Catalina Island has been found.
Bison Bull Mourns Another Canned-Hunt Victim
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, bison, canned hunting )

Cher
- 1578 days ago - all-creatures.org
One week from Monday, beginning November 15 and lasting through February 15, wild buffalo that migrate into Montana will likely be shot by hunters. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks are holding another hunt without habitat, a hunt for a species that is
European Bison Imported Into Spain
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bison, Europe, Spain, released )

Cher
- 1722 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Seven wild European bison (bisonte in Spanish) have been released into a 20 hectare enclosure in Palencia as part of a long-term plan to reintroduce the animal to the Iberian Peninsula after an absence of 900 years. Bison were once common in the
Forty Bison (and An Extra One) Released Onto New Reserve in Utah
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bison, released )

Cher
- 1738 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The first bison out of the trailer waste no time escaping into their new home in the Book Cliffs, in Utah after weather delayed the animals' release. Captured on the Henry Mountains in January, forty bison had been kept at Antelope Island State Park,
Yellowstone National Park Considers Vaccinating Bison With Air Rifles
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, bison, vaccines, air rifles )

Cher
- 1739 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
Yellowstone National Park has proposed using air rifles to vaccinate bison to try to reduce the chance the animals could spread a disease to cattle
25,000 Pounds of Bison Heads Recalled
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, bison, protection )

Cher
- 1791 days ago - blog.peta.org
By now, most of us have pretty much forgotten what mad cow disease is--all we remember is that it's scary and that we don't want to catch it. Well, the recent recall of 25,000 pounds of bison heads because of the risk of mad cow disease just might have
Can Wild Bison Repopulate the Plains?- VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: america, american icon, surival, buffalo, bison, roaming, plains, conservation )

Simone
- 1824 days ago - dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com
In the United States, elbow room is the biggest challenge. As wild bison herds in Yellowstone National Park have expanded, they have spilled into nearby grazing lands for cattle, with more than 1,000 of the animals slaughtered in 2008 as a result. In a
Bringing Bison Back to North American Landscapes
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, bison, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 1826 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
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 herds to roam free, government
   

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