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Wood Bison (Bison bison athabascae)

Biologists are monitoring the newly introduced population, and the introduction process itself is an experiment. A number of bison were released with radiocollars and equipped with GPS devices, enabling biologists to track their movements. This provides insights into their core range areas, how they explore new habitat, how some individuals travel exceptional distances relative to most wood bison, and how they respond to their new habitat.