Climate Change and the Future of Bison
Nature Conservancy - Science
JUNE 24, 2013
The same animal at the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma weighed 1,300 lbs. To understand how hotter climates are likely to affect bison, researcher Joe Craine recently led a study that synthesized weights of bison from Nature Conservancy herds as well as a number of other federal, state and private herds. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. Joe Craine is a research assistant professor at Kansas State University.