Sunday, May 23, 2010

Buffalo Steaks Tonight! Let's Celebrate Survival!

The NYTimes had a story about Ted Turner Ranch turning a profit off of some Yellowstone buffaloes that strayed over on its property.

Cows, chickens, pigs, dogs, cats and the word extinction are not used in the same sentence because they are either the food we eat or our pets. The American Buffalo's line is saved if it joins the club.

As crass and exploitative as the notion may be, it works. That is if keeping a great and wonderful species, the only member of America's large land animals that survived the great extinction event, going is your primary objective.