- — Tina Adcock (@TinaAdcock)Sun, Aug 16 2015 01:46:48Cool fact #2: @ElkIslandNP, with many moose, deer, and elk as well as bison, has the 2nd-highest density of ungulates of any park worldwide.
- — Tina Adcock (@TinaAdcock)Sun, Aug 16 2015 01:51:40Since a translocation to Cuba failed, they've tried only to send bison to places resembling their native prairie climate/biotic habitat.
- — Tina Adcock (@TinaAdcock)Sun, Aug 16 2015 01:58:20Temple Grandin, the renowned animal psychologist, helped them redesign the facility so as to make it a more humane experience for the bison.
- — Tina Adcock (@TinaAdcock)Sun, Aug 16 2015 02:05:44Gentle pressure on their shoulders calms the bison. As herd animals, they're used to being pressed up against others at that height.
Bison in the Parkland
Reflections on the #BisonFestival @ElkIslandNP, 15 August 2015
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