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Missing bison have returned to Schoharie County farm

August 21, 2019 12:39 PM

SHARON SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - The bison are no longer roaming.           

An upstate New York rancher who lost about 100 bison last month says he believes the last stragglers are back in their pen.           

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Rancher Brian Grubb posted a short Facebook clip of two bison running back into their pen Tuesday. Grubb tells the Post-Standard of Syracuse he is "pretty confident" that his entire herd has now rejoined the fold.           

Grubb says a bull knocked over a gate at his ranch in Sharon Springs, 45 miles (72 kilometers) west of Albany, on July 23. The whole herd escaped and caused mayhem by eating neighbors' hay.           

Grubb used a combination of sweet treats and tranquilizer guns to get the animals back to his ranch. He says the bison that escaped were worth about $250,000.

           

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