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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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