Environmentalists Call for Fair Grazing Fees

Larry Caldwell larryc at teleport.com
Thu Mar 18 06:50:51 EST 1999

In article <36EEFD95.47755B15 at forestmeister.com>, 
redoak at forestmeister.com writes: 

> Yes, fire is natural in SOME forests, cows are not- it's purely a
> political issue. Trying to defend cows via ecology is pushing your luck.

But cows are so much less destructive than buffalo.  And yes, buffalo did 
range in forests at one time.  They were a natural part of the ecosystem, 
and have been replaced by the very similar bos domesticus.

-- Larry

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