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A group that was part of an American Bison herd moves through the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Monday, June 9, 2014. (Photo by Dustin Monke / Dickinson Press)

Senators want bison to be national mammal

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By Sarah Volpenhein on Jun 11, 2014 at 7:38 p.m.
The bald eagle could be joined by the bison as the United States’ national animals, if a group of senators, including those from the Dakotas, have their way.
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“I can think of no more noble an animal to name as the official mammal of the United States,” Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., said in a news release Wednesday announcing that he and Sen.

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