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European Bison
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Artiodactyla Family: Bovidae Genus: Bison Species: Bison bonasus
The Wisent is the European bison, species Bison bonasus. The wisent is Europe's heaviest land animal. A typical individual is about 2.9 m long and 1.8–1.9 m tall, and weighs 300 to 920 kg. It is taller and less massive... More »

Bison - Wikipedia


Bison (plural: bison) are large, even-toed ungulates in the genus Bison within the subfamily Bovinae. Two extant and four extinct species are recognized. Of the ...

Bison | Basic Facts About Bison | Defenders of Wildlife


Learn about the size, diet, population, range, behavior and other fascinating facts about bison.

15 Facts About Our National Mammal: The American Bison | U.S. ...


May 9, 2016 ... Explore 15 fun facts about the American bison, the new national mammal of the U.S..

6 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Bison : The National ...


Feb 29, 2012 ... The bison, shaggy behemoth of the Great Plains, despite weighing as much as a ton, can race up to 40 mph, jump up to 6 feet vertically and ...

15 Facts About Bison (U.S. National Park Service)


May 9, 2016 ... Discover fun facts about bison, America's national mammal.

American Bison Facts | Buffalo - Animal Fact Guide


Though sometimes called a buffalo, the American bison is not related to the water buffalo or the African buffalo, which are the only true buffaloes.

American Bison | National Geographic


Get the skinny on North America's heaviest land animals. Find out how these gargantuan grazers came within a chin whisker of extinction.

American Bison - National Geographic Kids


Bison, sometimes called buffalo, are the iconic image of the Great Plains and the Old West. They are massive, shaggy beasts and the heaviest land animals in ...

Bison Facts - American Bison


American Bison Facts. The Smithsonian's National Zoo is a leader in animal care, science, education, and providing a phenomenal experience.