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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Carl Jones named winner of 2016 Indianapolis Prize for work in saving species from extinctionGala in Indianapolis Oct. 15, 2016. Five other finalists for the award will rec
Carl Jones named winner of 2016 Indianapolis Prize for work in saving species from extinction
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 5 hours ago
Gala in Indianapolis Oct. 15, 2016. Five other finalists for the award will receive $10,000 each: Joel Berger, Ph.D.: (Wildlife Conservation Society, Colorado State University) Dr. Berger strives to save flagship species like the muskox in the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Expedition scientists in Bolivia discover seven animal species in world's most biodiverse protected areafinds that were made in 2015 and recently confirmed through careful comparisons
Expedition scientists in Bolivia discover seven animal species in world's most biodiverse protected area
PhysOrg / Posted 2 days ago
finds that were made in 2015 and recently confirmed through careful comparisons with known species, according to the WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and local partners. In total, Bolivian scientists have discovered three frogs, one lizard,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oil exploration threatens Georgia state marine mammaltowards extinction," wrote the experts from institutions including Cornell Univ
Oil exploration threatens Georgia state marine mammal
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
towards extinction," wrote the experts from institutions including Cornell University, the New England Aquarium, the Wildlife Conservation Society, Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and Woods Hole Oceanographic... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Ton of ivory crushed in Times Square to highlight poachingin a symbolic display highlighting an illegal trade that activists say threaten
Ton of ivory crushed in Times Square to highlight poaching
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
in a symbolic display highlighting an illegal trade that activists say threatens the survival of African elephants. The Wildlife Conservation Society says the global ivory trade is responsible for the slaughter of as many as 35,000 elephants a... Read more
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Quartz
Kenya is burning 5% of the world’s stockpile of ivoryas the world’s biggest ivory traffickers, six are ranked as the world’s most co
Kenya is burning 5% of the world’s stockpile of ivory
Quartz / Posted 4 days ago
as the world’s biggest ivory traffickers, six are ranked as the world’s most corrupt, researcher Elizabeth Bennet from the Wildlife Conservation Society, points out in a paper last year. In Kenya, president Kenyatta’s administration has been... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Return of the bison: new American national symbol tells story of a nationspeak out, to say it wasn’t good for the country to kill off the bison,” said K
Return of the bison: new American national symbol tells story of a nation
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
speak out, to say it wasn’t good for the country to kill off the bison,” said Keith Aune, director of bison programs at the Wildlife Conservation Society. “Around 1900, people started to think differently about nature and they got active on the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
The Bison Is Poised To Become The U.S. National Mammalis an "icon that represents the highest ideals of America: unity, resilience an
The Bison Is Poised To Become The U.S. National Mammal
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
is an "icon that represents the highest ideals of America: unity, resilience and healthy landscapes and communities," says Wildlife Conservation Society president Cristián Samper, the newspaper reports. "For us, there are several really important... Read more
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KERA North Texas
The Bison Is Poised To Become The U.S. National Mammalis an "icon that represents the highest ideals of America: unity, resilience an
The Bison Is Poised To Become The U.S. National Mammal
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 days ago
is an "icon that represents the highest ideals of America: unity, resilience and healthy landscapes and communities," says Wildlife Conservation Society president Cristián Samper, the newspaper reports. "For us, there are several really important... Read more
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The Columbian
More tigers have been poached in India this year than all of last yearwe’ve had stupendous success, is ridiculous and unscientific,” tiger expert K.
More tigers have been poached in India this year than all of last year
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
we’ve had stupendous success, is ridiculous and unscientific,” tiger expert K. Ullas Karanth, science director for the Wildlife Conservation Society in Asia, told the Associated Press. The steep growth figure is widely seen as implausible.... Read more
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Island Packet
Meet your new national mammal: The bisonin a manner that is compatible with their spiritual and cultural beliefs and pr
Meet your new national mammal: The bison
Island Packet / Posted 5 days ago
in a manner that is compatible with their spiritual and cultural beliefs and practices.” Cristián Samper, president of the Wildlife Conservation Society which helped lead the effort, called the bison an “icon that represents the highest ideals of... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
The Record Searchlight / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
Naples Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
Detroit Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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11 News Houston
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
11 News Houston / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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USA Today
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
USA Today / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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First Coast News
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
First Coast News / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
KTVB Boise / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have pl
Bison one step closer to becoming 'national mammal'
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 5 days ago
bison as the national mammal, recognizes the important role the animals have played in the story of our nation, Keith Aune, Wildlife Conservation Society Senior Conservationist and Bison Program Coordinator, said in a statement. “The passage of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Meet your new national mammal: The bisonin a manner that is compatible with their spiritual and cultural beliefs and pr
Meet your new national mammal: The bison
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
in a manner that is compatible with their spiritual and cultural beliefs and practices.” Cristián Samper, president of the Wildlife Conservation Society which helped lead the effort, called the bison an “icon that represents the highest ideals of... Read more
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Deseret News
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammalThat is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cris
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
That is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cristian Samper, president of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society. The conservation group operates the Bronx Zoo, which played a key role in staving off bison's... Read more
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The Columbian
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammalThat is really the vison of what the American West was and could be,” said Cris
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal
The Columbian / Posted 5 days ago
That is really the vison of what the American West was and could be,” said Cristian Samper, president of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society. The conservation group operates the Bronx Zoo, which played a key role in staving off bison’s... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammalThat is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cris
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 5 days ago
That is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cristian Samper, president of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society. The conservation group operates the Bronx Zoo, which played a key role in staving off bison's... Read more
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FOX News
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammalThat is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cris
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal
FOX News / Posted 5 days ago
That is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cristian Samper, president of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society. The conservation group operates the Bronx Zoo, which played a key role in staving off bison's... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammalThat is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cris
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal
KGTV San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
That is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cristian Samper, president of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society. The conservation group operates the Bronx Zoo, which played a key role in staving off bison's... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammalThat is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cris
Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
That is really the vison of what the American West was and could be," said Cristian Samper, president of the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society. The conservation group operates the Bronx Zoo, which played a key role in staving off bison's... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Climate change will affect the Adirondacks in various waysSmith's College or the State University of New York's College of Environmental
Climate change will affect the Adirondacks in various ways
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
Smith's College or the State University of New York's College of Environmental Science and Forestry, or nonprofits like the Wildlife Conservation Society and others, we have to find ways to increase funding. This research is confronting challenges... Read more
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Newsmax
Bison National Mammal, Almost; Waiting in Senate to Join Eaglesand enduring symbols," former South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson said in 2014 in spo
Bison National Mammal, Almost; Waiting in Senate to Join Eagles
Newsmax / Posted 6 days ago
and enduring symbols," former South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson said in 2014 in sponsoring the act, according to USA Today. A Wildlife Conservation Society news release said more than 60 groups were involved in pushing Congress to approve the act "to... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Bison closer to ‘national mammal’ status after House votefor its strength, endurance and dignity, reflecting the pioneer spirit of our c
Bison closer to ‘national mammal’ status after House vote
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 6 days ago
for its strength, endurance and dignity, reflecting the pioneer spirit of our country,” Hoeven said in a statement. The Wildlife Conservation Society, an organization that played a large part in the animal’s fight against extinction, welcomed... Read more
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CBS 19 Tyler
House votes to designate bison as America's national mammalbefore it can go to the president's desk. The National Bison Legacy act was fo
House votes to designate bison as America's national mammal
CBS 19 Tyler / Posted 6 days ago
before it can go to the president's desk. The National Bison Legacy act was four years in the making, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. The coalition that worked to get the bill approved consisted of over 60 organizations,... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
House votes to designate bison as America's national mammalbefore it can go to the president's desk. The National Bison Legacy act was fo
House votes to designate bison as America's national mammal
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 7 days ago
before it can go to the president's desk. The National Bison Legacy act was four years in the making, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. The coalition that worked to get the bill approved consisted of over 60 organizations,... Read more
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