Officials restoring bison herd to eastern Utah

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ANTELOPE ISLAND, Utah — For the first time in nearly 70 years, Utah has a new free-roaming bison herd.State officials are taking the final steps toward restoring bison to the Book Cliffs, a remote and rugged area in eastern Utah where bison images appear on ancient rock art and skulls have been found in the fossil records.“We’re bringing them back to their native range,” says Dax Magnus, a wildlife biologist for the state Division of Wildlife Resources


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