Bison

He moves for no man

He moves for no man

Bison or buffalo, both mean the same, weigh up to 2000 lbs. and can still run 30 miles per hour. Poachers and angry ranchers have done all they can to destroy the remaining population. They say brucellosis, a disease spread by ungulates, justifies the slaughter of any buffalo that leaves the Park. Before the mid 1800s 30 to 60 million may have roamed through North America. Today in Yellowstone, there are approximately 3,300. Just the other day, a visitor was video taping a buffalo at rest and did something very foolish. In an apparent attempt to get the buffalo to move a rock was thrown at it. The buffalo did what it was justified to do which was charge the woman and flip her into the air. She survived and hopefully learned a lesson in common sense. The CNN story was titled along the lines of, “What not to do in Yellowstone.”

Three happy young people trying to protect one of our national treasures

Three happy young people trying to protect one of our national treasures

In the Lamar Valley, the buffalo thrive

In the Lamar Valley, the buffalo thrive

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