Pan-seared buffalo tenderloin with a corn and sweet potato hash and chimichurri sauce is served up at The Local, a restaurant in Jackson, Wyo. Courtesy of Erin Neary/The Local hide caption

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Bison graze in a state park in South Dakota. Amber Hunt/AP hide caption

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The Bison's Back, But What For?

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A bison herd with calves travels through Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park. The park has proposed a cull of 1,000 bison, primarily cows and calves, this winter. Neal Herbert/National Park Service/Flickr hide caption

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