Camp Pendleton USMC

UNITED STATES MARINE CORP Story by Sgt. Dylan Chagnon and 1st Lt. Charlotte Dennis Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton     Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton was given 14 Plains Bison from the San Diego Zoo from 1973-1979. Today, the bison herd consists of approximately 90 individuals. Along with another herd on Santa Catalina Island, the herd on Camp Pendleton is one of only two wild conservation herds of bison in all of California. While the main herd consistently holds around 40-50 bison, there are multiple bachelor herds scattered throughout the base. They roam between the Delta and Charlie training areas, the Zulu Impact … Read more