American Prairie Foundation hoping to expand Montana bison population

Organizations working to build a bison population south of Malta say five of the 16 animals already placed there are pregnant, and there are plans to put at least 16 more bison on the land this fall.

Some nearby livestock producers concerned bison may roam and transmit disease are apprehensive about having the herd nearby, but organizers of the bison project say its animals have not moved beyond fenced boundaries.

The American Prairie Foundation strung together about 31,000 acres of leased and deeded property and placed the 16 bison on some of that land in October. The foundation receives technical assistance from the World Wildlife Fund.

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