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Saving the bison: Polish bison off to help Spanish herd grow

Apr. 16, 2018 12:05 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Seven young female bison from Poland are being shipped off to help boost a herd in Spain and expand the population of Europe's largest animal, which is on the endangered species list. Michal Krzysiak, head of the Bialowieza National Park in eastern Poland, said the bison — aged...

North Dakota tries to establish Theodore Roosevelt library

Mar. 27, 2018 9:12 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — When Theodore Roosevelt came to Dakota Territory in 1883 to hunt bison, locals saw him as an Eastern tenderfoot with no clue on handling the hardships of frontier life. He turned adversity into adventure, later writing: "It was here that the romance of my life began." "I have always...

2 bison slaughter protesters arrested in Yellowstone park

Mar. 16, 2018 2:42 PM EDT

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Two people were arrested after chaining themselves to cement-filled barrels in an effort to prevent trucks from hauling Yellowstone National Park bison to slaughterhouses. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports two members of the group Wild Buffalo Defense were arrested Friday in the...

Freedom-loving cow no longer roaming with bison in Poland

Mar. 14, 2018 2:20 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish scientist says a cow that drew international headlines while roaming free much of the winter with a herd of bison in eastern Poland has apparently been captured and removed from the herd. The reddish brown, freedom-loving cow had been spotted in January following bison across...

Yellowstone bison again escape holding pen, but most return

Feb. 22, 2018 6:00 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — For the second time this winter, someone broke into a holding pen for Yellowstone National Park bison, allowing the escape of 73 animals captured to prevent the spread of a wildlife disease. Park officials said the Stephens Creek pen was opened Wednesday night or early Thursday...