Friday, March 9, 2007
Where Buffalo Don't Roam
By Nao Braverman
The soft pattering of hundreds of gigantic hooves against the dirt slowly died down as the small herd of buffalo slowed to a halt.
“I want to make sure the babies don’t get trampled,” said Regina Quiñones who owns 33 of more than 100 bison that were living on the arid Ozena Valley Ranch property. “Some of them have already died like that.”
The bison had been circling the perimeter of their pen and suddenly stopped to look around as if they weren’t sure which way to go.