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The Hindu
Hollywood’s latest cause célèbreof their message, said Misty Herrin, a spokeswoman for the Nature Conservancy.C
Hollywood’s latest cause célèbre
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
of their message, said Misty Herrin, a spokeswoman for the Nature Conservancy.Conservationists’ support Last November, the Wildlife Conservation Society cast Arnold Schwarzenegger to star in a promotional video for its 96 Elephants campaign. Acting... Read more
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Orange County Register
On Endangered Species Day we salute Bison as America's National Mammalthe once nearly extinct animal the National Mammal. Conservation comeback Wil
On Endangered Species Day we salute Bison as America's National Mammal
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
the once nearly extinct animal the National Mammal. Conservation comeback William T. Hornaday, the first president of the Wildlife Conservation Society, saw how the animal was decimated and wrote, “The Extermination of the American Bison” in 1889.... Read more
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The Hill
An American bison goes to Washington and sparks bipartisan consensusZoo, with Hornaday as its first Director. In 1896, Hornaday became the Directo
An American bison goes to Washington and sparks bipartisan consensus
The Hill / Posted 8 days ago
Zoo, with Hornaday as its first Director. In 1896, Hornaday became the Director of the Bronx Zoo, today part of the Wildlife Conservation Society or WCS. And in 1907, he initiated what most consider the first-ever zoo-based conservation... Read more
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The Mercury News
Marin wildlife camera project yields vast collection of animal imagesneed." The cameras were installed as part of a broader international Wildlife
Marin wildlife camera project yields vast collection of animal images
The Mercury News / Posted 9 days ago
need." The cameras were installed as part of a broader international Wildlife Picture Index Project first developed by the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Zoological Society of London and now supported by HP Enterprise Services and... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Leman students picked for Google Expeditionsfor every student. Next, the teacher selects a destination, and the entire clas
Leman students picked for Google Expeditions
My Suburban Life / Posted 10 days ago
for every student. Next, the teacher selects a destination, and the entire classroom jumps there automatically. • The Wildlife Conservation Society, PBS, the American Museum of Natural History, the Planetary Society, and the Palace of... Read more
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PhysOrg
Poaching of old forest elephant matriarchs threatens rainforestsknowledge, could cause cascading effects on ecosystem integrity. Credit: (c)Tho
Poaching of old forest elephant matriarchs threatens rainforests
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
knowledge, could cause cascading effects on ecosystem integrity. Credit: (c)Thomas Breuer/WCS Scientists working for the Wildlife Conservation Society, the University of Stirling, and the Amboseli Trust for Elephants say that the high levels of... Read more
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examiner.com
Top 6 picks: This weekend in Palm Beach Countyin the wold, they are the most endandgered of the 5 remaining species of tigers
Top 6 picks: This weekend in Palm Beach County
examiner.com / Posted 14 days ago
in the wold, they are the most endandgered of the 5 remaining species of tigers. The Palm Beach Zoo works closely with the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), supporting species, habitat research and protection at Endau-Rompkin National Park in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bison officially designated as national mammal of U.S.neighboring rancheswith brucellosis disease. The four-year push to designate b
Bison officially designated as national mammal of U.S.
Daily Mail / Posted 16 days ago
neighboring rancheswith brucellosis disease. The four-year push to designate bison as the national mammalwas led by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a group tied tothe Bronx Zoo in New York, which in 1907 sent 15 captive-bred,native bison to... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bison designated national mammal of USneighbouring ranches with brucellosis disease. The four-year push to designate
Bison designated national mammal of US
Weekly Times / Posted 16 days ago
neighbouring ranches with brucellosis disease. The four-year push to designate bison as the national mammal was led by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a group tied to the Bronx Zoo in New York, which in 1907 sent 15 captive-bred, native bison to... Read more
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International Business Times
Bison named national mammal of the US Reuters reported. The first national mammal status for the bison was achieved
Bison named national mammal of the US
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
Reuters reported. The first national mammal status for the bison was achieved after a four-year push led by the Wildlife Conservation Society, which is a group associated with the Bronx Zoo in New York. In 1907, the zoo reportedly sent... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Bison designated national mammal of USneighbouring ranches with brucellosis disease. The four-year push to designate
Bison designated national mammal of US
The Courier Mail / Posted 16 days ago
neighbouring ranches with brucellosis disease. The four-year push to designate bison as the national mammal was led by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a group tied to the Bronx Zoo in New York, which in 1907 sent 15 captive-bred, native bison to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bison officially designated as national mammal of USneighboring ranches with brucellosis disease. The four-year push to designate
Bison officially designated as national mammal of US
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
neighboring ranches with brucellosis disease. The four-year push to designate bison as the national mammal was led by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a group tied to the Bronx Zoo in New York, which in 1907 sent 15 captive-bred, native bison to... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
It's official: America's first national mammal is the bisonin a manner that is compatible with their spiritual and cultural beliefs and pr
It's official: America's first national mammal is the bison
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 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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The Hill
Bison declared national mammalextinction in the early 20th century. Groups including the Inter-Tribal Buffal
Bison declared national mammal
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
extinction in the early 20th century. Groups including the Inter-Tribal Buffalo Council, National Bison Association and Wildlife Conservation Society lobbied for the legislation to celebrate the animal, which has been an emblem in government at... Read more
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Time
The Surprising Reason Why the Bison Even Exists to Be the U.S. National Mammalcultural, historical and economic importance to the United States,” according t
The Surprising Reason Why the Bison Even Exists to Be the U.S. National Mammal
Time / Posted 17 days ago
cultural, historical and economic importance to the United States,” according to Cristián Samper, President and CEO of the Wildlife Conservation Society. The American plains bison, however, is not an endangered species. According to the World... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Adelaide businessman’s attempts to save Leoamount — usually around 5-10 per cent — is donated to organisations that includ
Adelaide businessman’s attempts to save Leo
Adelaide Now / Posted 17 days ago
amount — usually around 5-10 per cent — is donated to organisations that include the World Wide Fund for Nature and Wildlife Conservation Society, as well as local bodies such as the Adelaide Zoo. More than 1500 retailers have already... Read more
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Eye Witness News
African countries deeply divided over ivory trade before UN meetingthe only way to really stop it is to stop the trade,” said Susan Lieberman, vic
African countries deeply divided over ivory trade before UN meeting
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 days ago
the only way to really stop it is to stop the trade,” said Susan Lieberman, vice president for International Policy at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Other initiatives called for added protection for lions. Last year the highly-publicised... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
African countries deeply divided over ivory trade before UN meetingthe only way to really stop it is to stop the trade," said Susan Lieberman, vic
African countries deeply divided over ivory trade before UN meeting
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
the only way to really stop it is to stop the trade," said Susan Lieberman, vice president for International Policy at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Other initiatives called for added protection for lions. Last year the highly-publicised... Read more
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The Star
African countries deeply divided over ivory trade before U.N. meetingthe only way to really stop it is to stop the trade," said Susan Lieberman, vic
African countries deeply divided over ivory trade before U.N. meeting
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
the only way to really stop it is to stop the trade," said Susan Lieberman, vice president for International Policy at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Other initiatives called for added protection for lions. Last year the highly-publicised... Read more
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PhysOrg
Achieving fish biomass targets: The key to securing a sustainable future for coral reefshigh fish biomass on reefs off Vamizi Island in northern Mozambique. Credit: Em
Achieving fish biomass targets: The key to securing a sustainable future for coral reefs
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
high fish biomass on reefs off Vamizi Island in northern Mozambique. Credit: Emily Darling / WCS. Scientists from WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society), University of Queensland, James Cook University, and Macquarie University have completed a... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
AMERICAN ICONCongress passes bill to make bison our national mammalFrom the Wildlife Conserv
AMERICAN ICON
Char-Koosta News / Posted 20 days ago
Congress passes bill to make bison our national mammalFrom the Wildlife Conservation Society WASHINGTON (April 27, 2016) – The Vote Bison Coalition is proud to celebrate the House and Senate passage of the National Bison Legacy Act, which when... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Citizens can help with Fort Collins wildlife studyand to completing four surveys. The city of Fort Collins Natural Areas Departm
Citizens can help with Fort Collins wildlife study
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
and to completing four surveys. The city of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department's Nature in the City Program, the Wildlife Conservation Society, Colorado State University's Center for Collaborative Conservation and Colorado State... Read more
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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 22 days 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 24 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 25 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 26 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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 27 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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