Sponsored Featured 9 Social shares Buffalo returning to Wolakota Buffalo Range for the first time since the 1870s The populations in national parks have grown to the point they need more room Between 30 and 60 million buffalo used to roam the Great Plains, but by 1900 there were less than 1000 left in North America. In addition to providing food security, the bison are expected to restore the reservation’s dying grasslands, as they have done in other parts of South Dakota. Source: ReturnToNow.net A step toward “preparedness and resiliency” for native Americans who need to relearn hunting skills Between 30 and 60 million buffalo used to roam the Great Plains, but by 1900 there were fewer than 1000 left in North America . Since then, restoration efforts have increased the number to 11,000 wild buffalo currently roaming on federal land in 12 states. Most of those are in Yellowstone National Park, Wind Cave National Park and Montana’s National Bison Range. (400,000 more, that have been crossbred with cattle, are managed on private land). The populations in national parks have grown to the point they need more room The Department of the Interior is collaborating with the World Wildlife […]

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