Montana Tribes Prepare for Historic Return of Buffalo From US Officials

Montana Tribes Prepare for Historic Return of Buffalo From US Officials

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bison roaming in ColoradoFor the first time in nearly 140 years, the Indian tribes of northeastern Montana are preparing for the return of wild buffalo that are descended from herds that once thundered across the vast American West.

A plan long in the making between federal, state and tribal managers will transfer custody of dozens of Yellowstone bison to Native Americans in Montana to cultivate new herds on tribal lands.

(READ the story from Reuters)

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