Corps Saves Baby Buffalo
Trapped In Botna Bend Park At Hancock...when the West Nishnabotna River went over its banks were the baby buffafo, Dimples, his mother, Daisy, and stepfather, Dave. The buffaloes and the park elks were forced to stand on high ground for nearly 36 hours in the stream which was moving at about 2-1/2 miles per hour until rescue operations could be completed. The baby buffalo and baby elk, Sally, are now safe and being kept in a barn at the east edge of Hancock until the waters from the river recede.
Daily Nonpareil September 13, 1972
Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil Archives
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