Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Bison

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Bison, © Tony Knight

The Montana Supreme Court lifted an injunction granted by a district judge in March of 2012 that had prohibited the transfer of Yellowstone bison to tribal lands within Montana. The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision said that bison transfers to tribal lands were fully within the scope of Montana law, granting a future to efforts to restore these iconic animals to their ancestral home.

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