Wild, Wild West

Every year at the end of October the cowboys and cowgirls come on Antelope Island to bring bisons to the coral where animals will be checked for health. We call this event Roundup.  

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Antelope Island. Home of Bisons

In October cowboys and cowgirls will arrive on horses on Antelope island for the annual roundup. They will bring all bisons to the corall where animals would be checked for health. Meanwhile, bisons are free. Sometimes certain species of birds are feeding on insects they find in the bison’s fur. The bison in the dust. […]

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Hitch Hikers

I rarely visit Antelope Island in the winter. It’s usually deserted and windy. During my last visit I saw only bisons who were surrounded by birds. The bisons did not seem to mind the hitch hikers on their backs, I am not sure they even noticed the birds. Later I will learn that certain species […]

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