America's Prairie Reserve: Collaring Bison

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Using GPS collars, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute scientists are tracking bison as they move across the grasslands of Montana. The data gathered are helping scientists understand not only how bison move, but also how they fulfill an important role at the center of the prairie ecosystem.

Accessible for free April 18-25.

  • Director & Producer: Roshan Patel

  • Duration: 4min 35sec

  • Category: 2020 Selection


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Read Field in Focus, Restoring America's Prairie, Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute.

Creature Feature: American Bison 


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