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National park's excess bison to go to another tribe

Excess bison from the Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota will be rounded up and given to a tribe.

Normally, the animals would go to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation. But the tribe and the park agreed to suspend a bison sharing agreement so that the tribe reduce the size of its herd. The tribe was criticized for poor management practices that resulted in the death of some bison.

About 200 bison will be rounded up and sent to a tribe through an arrangement with the Intertribal Bison Cooperative.

Get the Story:
Park's bison to go; fate of elk up in air (The Bismarck Tribune 9/8)

Relevant Links:
Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation -

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