Mr. T Goes to Oklahoma
Bison are inherently wild animals. We may train them, feed them, corral them and even haul them down the roads of our very civilized world, but they are still wild.
I recently had the opportunity to take some of our bison to restock a beautiful ranch in extreme SE Oklahoma (virtually all new herds are a restocking project when viewed through a historical lens!). This well-cared for piece of land has a very substantial fence around its many thousands of mountainous acres, and as such, the owner wanted to get started with older animals instead of the much more usual, and relatively carefree, route of stocking with calves.
I guess I figured life was getting a little boring here on the ranch, so I accepted the challenge.
episode stars a mature bison bull I’ll call Mr. T. Mr. T weighs about 2000 lbs. and is full of