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PHOTO COURTESY NATIONAL PARK SERVICE

The Chickasaw National Recreation Area got a substantial boost in their bison herd after three babies were born recently, including the one shown above.

Baby Bison Born To Park Herd

The bison herd at Chickasaw National Recreation Area has increased with the arrival of three bison calves. The first calf was born on Mother’s Day. Two more have been born in the following weeks. The herd now consists of ten bison, one bull, six cows, and three calves.

“The bison herd at Chickasaw National Recreation Area has become a mainstay for the park,” says park superintendent Bill Wright. “When you think of Chickasaw NRA you think of bison. They are synonymous with the other iconic symbols we have here. It is always wonderful to see them thrive.”

 

 

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