I know!! We’re supposed to be on Letter F for Frizztext’s Story Challenge on Flickr Comments at http://flickrcomments.wordpress.com/2012/08/07/story-challenge-letter-f/ but I couldn’t miss the opportunity to post my entry for the Letter E even if I am late, once again!
They are monitored regularly by forest preserve personnel and cared for by the veterinarians of Brookfield Zoo.
There were as many as 80 animals at one time but now the numbers are kept to between 6 to 15. According to one newspaper report the village brings in a new bull every 3 to 4 years for breeding purposes to avoid inbreeding problems.