Should Oregon Have a Bison Range

Should Oregon Have A Bison Range – Special Collections and Archives Research Center Oregon State University Libraries and Press by William L. Finley Feb. 1944   The history of the bison or American buffalo and its practical extermination as a wild animal reads like a tragedy. It was the largest and at one time the most important of all America’s big game. The American buffalo has a considerable hump. It is a large, massive animal, a fine adult bull measuring, eleven feet from nose to tail, and five to six feet in height at the shoulders. Its average weight is about … Read more

1924

  << Previous Next >> The Anaconda Standard Anaconda, Montana Jan. 1, 1924 FENCE IS BLOWN DOWN BUT BUFFALO STAND PAT Tom Gundry, keeper and watchman of the buffalo herd at Columbia gardens, narrowly escaped a strenuous hunt during yesterday’s cold. The fence surrounding the buffalo inclosure was torn to the ground by the high wind at the gardens yesterday and the four animals faced the whole world for the first time in years without a barrier: But they did not leave their domicile and the three meals furnished them in a warm barn to be alone in the world, and … Read more