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Can Wild Bison Repopulate the Plains?- VIDEO


Offbeat  (tags: america, american icon, surival, buffalo, bison, roaming, plains, conservation )

Simone
- 1630 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



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Past Member (0)
Thursday March 4, 2010, 9:14 pm
Bison is very healthy and tasty red meat; and, bison are better grazers than cattle. Many western ranchers are replacing cattle with bison.
 

gail dair (0)
Friday March 5, 2010, 12:40 am
Noted thankyou
 

Marian B. (3)
Friday March 5, 2010, 2:27 am
Very good idea, I live in the UK and watched a programme about Bison in Yellowstone, It was an amazing programme.
 

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Friday March 5, 2010, 2:45 am
Thanks Simone! What a beautiful animal the bison is!
 

Christiane Wawrok (7)
Friday March 5, 2010, 2:45 am
Every animal is worth to be saved.
 

Edo R. (71)
Friday March 5, 2010, 3:02 am
Thanks for this!
 

Past Member (0)
Friday March 5, 2010, 3:48 am
As far as i know about bison it is a wildlife sculpture. Bison belong on the plains and should be a part of a tall grass prairie ecosystem. Bison don't have the illnesses of cattle and are a better protein sources. Managed properly extra Bison populations could be used to feed the needy or in school lunch programs.

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Julija M. (2)
Saturday March 6, 2010, 4:00 pm
Noted and no, bisons shouldn't be helped just to become steaks, they should be freed as the wild animals they are!
 
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