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bison crossing Highway 89 in Montana
October 20, 2018

I Brake for Bison

Yellowstone bison set the pace of traffic over the Highway 89 bridge in Gardiner, Montana, on the park’s northern border. Winter pushes the bison out of the park to lower elevations in search of food, a migration that comes into conflict with agriculture and development. Buy a print of this photo.

This photo was originally published in “Yellowstone's Future Hangs on a Question: Who Owns the West?

Photograph by Michael Nichols, National Geographic
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