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‘Grumpy’ buffalo left her mark

Wrangler gored by bison: ‘She let me have it’

Brian Ware stands near the area where he was gored in the left side of the stomach by a bison on Saturday afternoon along Harroway Road in Richmondville.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Brian Ware stands near the area where he was gored in the left side of the stomach by a bison on Saturday afternoon along Harroway Road in Richmondville.
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Brian Ware will never forget “Number 26.” That was the designation assigned to the female bison that attacked him Saturday night at the Grumpy Buffalo Farm in Richmondville. Ware will also remember the quick actions of a fellow bison wrangler who helped stop the rampaging animal. The bison punctured Ware’s abdomen with one of her horns, an injury that sent the 34-year-old Richmondville man to Albany Medical Center for treatment. He went home Monday night. ...

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