On a brighter day, we see the buffalo. FermiLab maintains a herd of buffalo to give the site a frontier feel. Robert Wilson's idea was that particle physics is the frontier of knowledge, just like the wild, wild west, so it is fitting that the two should be together. The double-fence is many miles long, so the beasties have a lot of room to roam.

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