- Associated Press - Saturday, March 5, 2016

DENVER (AP) - Denver Parks and Recreation officials have auctioned off about 25 yearling bison calves from the city’s two famous herds.

One of the calves fetched $2,500 from a Buena Vista rancher, bringing the total auction to $48,000. The money will be used to provide food and veterinary services for the remaining stock of nearly 60 animals.

According to the Denver Post (https://tinyurl.com/hhs5g5l ), the Parks and Recreation Department says maintaining the herd is part of an effort to help preserve the bison, which were nearly wiped out in the 1880s.


Information from: The Denver Post, https://www.denverpost.com

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