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The First Baby Bison Has Been Born In Banff In 140 Years

This little guy is a big deal.

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This precious little babe is the first bison born in Banff National Park in 140 years.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/ HO-Parks Canada-Adam Zier-Vogel

Known as Calf #1, the wee fluffcow arrived on Earth Day.

#BREAKING: As part of the larger initiative to reintroduce #bison, the 1st bison calf was born in @BanffNP in + 140… https://t.co/XO5u4X9vMQ

The area was once home to roaming herds of bison, but overhunting decimated the population. This year, the government reintroduced them to the Alberta park, and now two more babies have followed Calf #1.

Which means you're very important, little guy.

Banff National Park / Via Facebook: BanffNP

Even if you look like a tripod.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/ HO-Parks Canada-Adam Zier-Vogel

Or one of the aliens from Arrival.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/ HO-Parks Canada-Adam Zier-Vogel
Paramount Pictures

Welcome to the world. πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦πŸ‘ΆπŸ½πŸ’–

Big News! This baby calf is the first born Bison in Banff National Park in over 140 years! Born in Panther Valley o… https://t.co/Q7AnETuj1T