American bison

Learn about the incredible American Bison, its history, behavior, and conservation efforts. Discover the majestic beauty of this iconic symbol of the American West.
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Bison

Bison are large, even-toed hoofed mammals of the family Bovidae. Two subspecies of bison exist in North America: the plains bison (Bison bison bison) and the wood bison (Bison bison athabascae). Historically, the plains bison lived primarily in the Great Plains of central North America, while the wood bison lived further north, from Alaska into the Yukon and the Northwest Territories, and in the northern portions of British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Prior to the arrival of…

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Alejandro
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American Bison Bull

American Bison bull (Bison bison) in Theodore Roosevelt National Park near Medora, North Dakota coming right at you. This impressive individual got to within ten feet of the car I was photographing from. The American Bison wild population is estimated at around 30,000 today. The massive herds first found by Lewis and Clark in the early 1800's can only be seen in old west art and photographs. Today, the wild bison are seen in wilderness oasis's of the western United States National Parks and…

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Chrissie Starr