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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

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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

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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)

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

American Bison Facts | Buffalo - Animal Fact Guide

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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

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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

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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

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