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A bison walks in a prairie under a blue sky.

Several bison wander the prairie lands of McGinley Ranch on September 18, 2022. (Frank Sesno/Planet Forward)

University of Missouri
Declining rangeland and rising temperatures have livestock ranchers searching for solutions. To South Dakota State University research assistant Anlly Fresno Rueda, a bison’s gut is as good of a place to start looking as any.