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bisonThe Catalina Island Conservancy announced today they'll be shooting darts full of a birth control vaccine derived from pig eggs into the island's female bison. The non-indigenous animals were famously brought to Catalina and left behind by a film crew, and their population has since gotten out of control. Shipping them to reservations is expensive, and getting on boats has been stressful for the shaggy girls. [Daily Breeze, image via]


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