CHIPPEWA FALLS (WKOW) – The bison herd is being monitored closely after the deaths of two bison at a Chippewa Falls Zoo.
Officials say both of the bison were about 5-years-old. One died on Friday and the other died on Saturday.
Chippewa Falls parks director Dick Hebert says tissue samples have been sent to a lab for evaluation on a possible cause of death.The bison herd is being monitored closely after the deaths of two bison at a Chippewa Falls Zoo.
According to the Chippewa Herald, staff at the Irvine Park Zoo have moved the rest of the herd to another location and have been giving the six remaining bison some antibiotics. Herbert says one of the six bison is showing signs of distress.
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