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- An estimated 1 million bison on private ranches and farms in North America. (Marris 2009)
- Bred for reintroduction program in Alaska (Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center 2018)
- Bison and domestic cattle can interbreed, producing infertile offspring. (Grizmeck 1990)
- Some 65 Plains Bison have been kept at the San Diego Zoo since the first two arrived in 1925. (Towne 1976)
- 14 bison from the San Diego Zoo were released in 1973 at the Marine Corps base Camp Pendelton in southern California (Towne 1976) and still roam free today.
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Fact Sheet Index
Fact sheet index, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
Home page, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library
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