Santa Catalina Island, as the popular 1957 pop song by The Four Preps goes, is “26 miles across the sea” from the coast of Long Beach, California.

They also sang it was “the island of romance,” and thanks to the 1924 silent film The Vanishing American, it is also home to bison that were originally brought onto the island for the film. Over the years, they have multiplied and roamed Catalina ever since.

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