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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Wyoming bison on the block

 

December 12, 2017

Marcus Huff

Hot Springs State Park to auction five bison.

THERMOPOLIS – As part of the annual Wyoming State Parks and Historic site bison sale, Hot Springs State Park and Bear River State Park near Evanston will be auctioning a combined 15 bison, with a deadline for bids for Jan. 3.

"We currently have 16 in our herd, so this will bring us down to 11," said Hot Springs State Park Superintendent Kevin Skates. "We usually use the proceeds to feed and care for the rest of the herd [after auction]."

This year, the two parks are auctioning four heifer calves (minimum bid $1,800), six bull calves ($1,800), two yearling bulls ($2,500), one yearling heif...



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