Why the US Army tried to exterminate the bison
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"Poaching Pictures," by Alan Braddock
"The frontier army and the destruction of the buffalo," by David T. Smits
The American bison is the new U.S. national mammal, but its slaughter was once seen as a way to starve Native Americans into submission. Dig into the history here.
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