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Senate Approves National Bison Legacy Act
 Cristián Samper, WCS President and CEO, said: The National Bison Legacy Act is a milestone in a long journey by WCS, its flagship Bronx Zoo, and many other partners to prevent the bison from going extinct and to recognize the bison’s ecological, cultural, historical and economic importance to the United States.”
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WCS Applauds Bi-Partisan House Passage of National Bison Legacy Act; Urges Senate to Take Action
April 26, 2016 – The U.S. House of Representatives today passed the National Bison Legacy Act, leaving only Senate passage and President Obama’s signature to officially make bison the National Mammal of the United States.
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