Yellowstone Bison Arrive at Fort Belknap

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Bison, © Michele Keating

After a Montana Supreme Court victory ending the injunction against relocating wild bison, Defenders and our partners helped relocate a herd of genetically pure, wild bison from Yellowstone to Fort Belknap Indian Reservation. It was only the second herd of its kind to be restored to the Great Plains in decades, and holds promise for the larger efforts to restore the iconic American prairie and its wildlife.

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