To Save the Wild Bison: Life on the Edge in Yellowstone

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Although the American bison was saved from near-extinction in the nineteenth century, today almost all herds are managed like livestock. The Yellowstone area is the only place in the United States where wild bison have been present since before the first Euro-Americans arrived. But these bison pose risks to property and people when they roam outside the park, including the possibility that they can spread the abortion-inducing disease brucellosis to cattle. Yet measures to constrain the population threaten their status as ...

To Save the Wild Bison: Life on the Edge in Yellowstone 2005, University of Oklahoma Press

ISBN-13: 9780806136837

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