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River Valley Outdoors

Updated 12:00 a.m., Sun October 22, 2017
PHOTO BY: Keith Sutton

This herd of bison on an Arkansas ranch appears docile and nonthreatening, but even when dealing with seemingly tame buffaloes, it’s wise to keep one’s distance.

Stay away from bison

Near-death experiences lead to warning

It is July 1843. John James Audubon, Owen McKenzie and John Bell are hunting bison, or buffaloes, near the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers. McKenzie shoots a big bull twice with a rifle at close range. The animal seems finished. Audubon and Bell approach. “As we came near, he worked himself slowly round to face us, and then made a lunge at us,” Audubon wrote in his journal. “We then stopped on one side and commenced di... READ MORE

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Some of my fondest childhood memories are of days spent rabbit hunting with my great uncles, Julius Pieri and Pat Murphree of Cherry Valley.