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Bison cause problems at the Grand Canyon

by Laurel Morales, Fronteras Desk | Take Two

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American Bison (also known as Buffalo) join the morning commute on Highway 89 at Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming on June 1, 2011. In the early 1800's, an estimated 65 million bison roamed throughout the continent of North America but hunting and poaching had a devastating effect on their population and by 1890, fewer than 1,000 remained. Today there are an estimated 4000 bison in Yellowstone National Park. MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images
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