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More bison to join American Indian herd in Wyoming


October 21, 2017

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Ten more buffalo are set to join a nascent herd on the starkly beautiful landscape of a Wyoming American Indian reservation, a project significant to tribal members who went over a century without living with the animals dear to their culture.

The buffalo to be released Saturday by the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will join 10 released last fall on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

A calf was born to the first group in May. The buffalo known formally as American bison roam a fenced-in enclosure covering half a square mile (1 square kilom...

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