Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

1907   THE WICHITA BISON HERD. Presented to the Nation by the New York Zoological Society. It seems strange that the East should undertake the task of restoring to a permanent basis in the West an important wild-animal species that was destroyed by the men of the West. Greed and blood-lust is not, like the tariff, a local issue. It is thoroughly cosmopolitan. Wherever there is found an abundance of wild animal life, there will be found also the buzzards of commerce-destroying life and wrecking” carcasses. It was the men of the West who got up the wild and bloody … Read more