Bison Gain Ground in Montana
March 19, 2012: 61 genetically pure bison were relocated from a quarantine facility outside Yellowstone National Park to the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in eastern Montana.
Bison Return to Fort Belknap
August 23, 2013: 34 bison are relocated from Fort Peck to Fort Belknap Indian Reservation in eastern Montana to start a second wild, tribally-managed herd.
Height: 6-6.5 feet at the shoulder
Length: 10-12.5 feet
Weight: 900-2,000 lbs. Males are larger than females.
Lifespan: 18-22 years in the wild; over 30 years in captivity.