Paul Brandal, 64, walks with his 25-year-old bison Wobble across a portion of his 70-acre farmbetween Ebey Sloughand Sunnyside Boulevard on Monday afternoon. “He just knows me,” Brandal says about the 1,800-pound animal. “He follows me around like a puppy.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

Paul Brandal, 64, walks with his 25-year-old bison Wobble across a portion of his 70-acre farmbetween Ebey Sloughand Sunnyside Boulevard on Monday afternoon. “He just knows me,” Brandal says about the 1,800-pound animal. “He follows me around like a puppy.” (Dan Bates / The Herald)

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