- Posted May 16, 2011 by
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3 Rare White Bison Born in Bend Oregon
3 extremely rare white bison were born near Bend, Oregon over Mother's Day weekend. The incidence of a white bison birth is 1 in ten million.
The three bison are part of a herd that now numbers 14. This is the only herd of white buffalo in the world. The babies born are JR Spirit born on May 7th, Opal Sunrise Spirit born on Mother's Day, May 8th and Silver Spirit born on May 9th.
The buffalo are cared for by the Sacred World Peace Alliance of Bend, Oregon a 501c3 non-profit organization. To support the white buffalo you can make a donation or buy a Big Medicine White Buffalo Blanket made with white buffalo hair in a limited edition blanket produced by Pendelton. The 250 blankets made for 2011 are available only through the Sacred World Peace Alliance. Call SWPA President Cynthia Hart-Button to order a blanket at 541-323-1885 or visit the website at www.sacredworldpeacealliance.com
For further info on this story contact Cynthia Hart-Button