21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience

Here is the youngest bison in the herd at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge in Prairie City, IA, November 25, 2022. This was taken as sunset approached. The State of Iowa has worked towards reestablishment of their-once abundant prairie grasses and, like elsewhere, recovery of the bison whose virtual-eradication remains a national embarrassment. Here is an example of our penance.

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Date Taken: 11.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Prairie City, Iowa, United States of America
Camera: DSC-HX400V
Copyright: © James Woolcock