In 1973 the zoo’s contingent of North American Plains Bison (bison bison) had reproduced so successfully that they were running out of room.

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Camp Pendleton's Shaggy Secret

The Marine base is wilder than you think

According to Berry, the San Diego Zoo introduced the bison to Camp Pendleton in 1973. The zoo’s contingent of North American Plains Bison (bison bison) had reproduced so successfully that they were running out of room.

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