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How can history impact a species’ future? Bison were nearly driven extinct in the late 1800s by overhunting and ranching. Today, scientists at Theodore Roosevelt National Park and across the continent are studying bison DNA to discover how that chapter of history changed their gene pool — and bison themselves — forever.

Preliminary Results of Bison Genetic Research

April 25, 2018 Posted by: Hazel Galloway

How do you get from an ancient bison tooth to a new understanding of how humans have impacted the bison gene pool? Find out!

 

Last updated: September 9, 2017

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