ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Officials in southeastern Minnesota say a wandering bison has been found and put down.
The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook that a citizen spotted the bison in a wooded area of Rochester Township on Friday evening.READ MORE: St. Paul School Board Chair Jeanelle Foster Recovering From COVID
Deputies contacted the bison’s owner, who decided to put the animal down due to safety concerns.READ MORE: What Is Proper Fall Clean-Up Etiquette? And What Methods Are Best For Your Lawn?
Authorities say the owner shot the bison and took the carcass to dispose of it.
The bison had been on the loose since the previous weekend.MORE NEWS: Online Learning Apps Helping Kids Catch Up From Pandemic-Compromised School Year
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