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Santa Catalina Island Conservancy

Non-Native Bison Roam Free on Catalina Island

Caption: Fourteen bison were brought to Catalina Island on Christmas Eve in 1924. Today the herd is successfully managed to a population around 150 with a contraceptive.

Credit: Photo by Jack Baldelli, courtesy Catalina Island Conservancy.

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Related news release: Study finds Catalina Island Conservancy contraception program effectively manages bison population

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