I want to tell you why I'm in awe of bison.
One day I was cross-country skiing with friends on a national forest road just outside Yellowstone. As we rounded a bend, I spotted a group of bison. One female caught my attention. She stood apart from the group, seemingly intent on a spectacular view of Electric Peak. Behind her, the distant terraces at Mammoth Hot Springs steamed away.
To reach here, she and the other bison had migrated at least thirty-five miles from the Lamar Valley. They were led by a matriarch; she probably learned the migration route from matriarchs that once led her. Along the way...
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This reading based on a chapter of the best selling Deep into Yellowstone.
Rick Lamplugh writes and photographs to protect wildlife and wild lands.
His bestselling In the Temple of Wolves; its sequel, Deep into Yellowstone; and its prequel, The Wilds of Aging are available signed.
His books are also available unsigned or as eBook or audiobook on Amazon.