Rare White Buffalo calls Tennessee home

BYBEE, Tenn. (WVLT)-- An extremely rare White Buffalo now calls East Tennessee home at the Briarwood Safari Park.

How rare? The National Bison Association has estimated that they only occur about one in every 10 million births.

However, this majestic animal has found a new place to call home, the Briarwood Safari Park in East Tennessee.

Ron Nease of the Briarwood Safari Park said "In all the years I've been look for one; I've only seen one White Buffalo."

He's all the way from South Dakota but is getting use to his new surroundings.

"He's still a little shy with the people that come through but he's already adapted to the area and met some of the other buffalo. We're really happy with his progress." said Nease

All the animals at Briarwood Safari Park have over 100 acres of land to roam including dozens of other animals to interact with.

"We do a lot of research before we bring any animals here. If they're not compatible with the animals we already have then we don't get them." Nease said

The park is open 7 days a week and anyone can go through to check out the exotic animals. Visit the link on the side of the page for more information.


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