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Latest: Elk, Not Bison, Are Spreading Disease Near Yellowstone
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bison, ethics, elk, government, interesting, news, protection, wildlife )

- 659 days ago -
Agencies have historically culled bison to prevent the spread of brucellosis to cattle.
Badass Baby Bison Battles Hungry Wolf In Yellowstone National Park... And Wins
Offbeat  (tags: animals, bison )

- 675 days ago -
Separated from his mother during a river crossing and stranded on a small gravel island, the one week old bison becomes the target of a hungry wolf.
Bison Coming Home to Montana Indian Reservation
Offbeat  (tags: bison )

- 724 days ago -
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 their traditions.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like the 'Beefalo'?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, domestic cattle, bison, cross breeding )

- 1115 days ago -
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 )

- 1153 days ago -
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 )

- 1711 days ago -
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 )

- 2126 days ago -
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 )

- 2357 days ago -
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 )

- 2693 days ago -
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 )

- 2837 days ago -
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 )

- 2853 days ago -
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 )

- 2854 days ago -
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 )

- 2906 days ago -
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 )

- 2939 days ago -
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 )

- 2941 days ago -
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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