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Buffalo being returned to Montana tribes: For the first time in nearly 140 years, the Indian tribes of northeast...

Buffalo being returned to Montana tribes: For the first time in nearly 140 years, the Indian tribes of northeast...

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Full article: http://www.enn.com/wildlife/article/42670

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