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Canada may release bison into Banff National Park

Western lawmakers are seeking to elevate the plains bison to a status similar to that of the iconic bald eagle. (Associated Press)
Western lawmakers are seeking to elevate the plains bison to a status similar to that of the iconic bald eagle. (Associated Press)

Parks Canada pitches plan to return bison back to Banff
On Monday, Parks Canada released its 5-year plan to return 50 bison to the backcountry of Banff National Park, and expand the herd to more visible areas of the Alberta park after that time period.
--Calgary Herald




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