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GPT Photo of the Week

The American Bison, what can you say?  It’s the national mammal of the United States, and the most iconic creature of the Great Plains.  They were nearly hunted to extinction, and they’re still on the way back  – majestic and … Continue reading

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GPT – Photo of the Week

Which way to go?  This is near the towns of, well, Bison and Buffalo, South Dakota.  The trail runs through Buffalo.  By the way, the proper scientific term is the American Bison, but the word buffalo has a long history … Continue reading

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American Bison Extraordinaire

Just this past December, a Bill to make the American Bison the National Mammal unanimously passed the U.S. Senate!  It now heads to the House of Representatives for consideration.  We here at Great Plains Trail Alliance say, “Well, it’s about … Continue reading

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Ted Turner Donates Bison to Boulder

The mascot for the University of Colorado is the buffalo.  Another term is bison (interestingly, both terms mean ox-like animal), and soon the mighty bison (or buffalo) may be making an appearance in Boulder on more than just the side … Continue reading

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