White bison eating hay

Between getting ready for winter and speaking at a variety of events, we've been especially busy lately. But Dante Rios, our animal caretaker, has been delighting us with beautiful pictures of our animal residents. Please enjoy! 

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Bison standing in the snow
13 August 2016

Bluebell

There are many stories of Bluebell the bison, the self-styled matriarch of the pasture. No one messes with Bluebell.   [gallery size="full" ids="1579,1580,1581,1582,1583"]

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Buffalo with a bunch of yellow flowers stuck on her horn
13 August 2016

Rosebud

Rescued from a buffalo ranch, gentle Rosebud the Bison was a companion to Bluebell for several years and was deeply attached to Josie the goat.   [gallery size="full" ids="1590,1591,1214"]

Fox standing on a log

— by Dawn Harrison — Foxes Sprite and Ghost got to enjoy some beautiful weather while stretching their legs in one of the animal gardens. Ghost took his cues from his elder at most turns, many times with a look that seemed to say "Wait for me!" But when he decided to go swimming, he was more than happy to take the lead. Sprite, not one to follow the younger fox, used the respite to inspect the recently downed tree instead. To each their own! Sprite and Ghost in the Grass | Dawn Harrison Bluebell Approves of Hay Delivery Every year, one of the big questions is “Will there be a hay shortage?” This is a critical question, and the only one that matters as far as Bluebell the...

White bison standing in the snow with mountains in the background
13 August 2016

Nima

Given to us a gift from a Lakota elder, Nima is a white buffalo growing into her own.   [gallery size="full" ids="1584,1587,1588,1585,1586,1589"]

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