Bison Diversity Boost

Using embryo transfers from bison living in Yellowstone National Park into bison in Minnesota, researchers hope to boost the genetic diversity of the Minnesotan bison, the Associated Press reports.

Millions of bison used to live on the plains of the US, but they were hunted nearly to extinction, and today, there are some 30,000 wild bison. Yellowstone has the largest bison population and is the most genetically diverse, the AP adds.

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