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Obama Signs Law Making Bison the First National Mammal

 


WASHINGTON — President Obama signed a law on Monday making the bison — tens of millions of which once roamed North America — the country’s first national mammal.

The designation does nothing to threaten the bald eagle’s position as the national animal. But the eagle is not a mammal. So, at long last, the nation now has an official one.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/10/us/politics/bison-mammal-designation.html?_r=0

 

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