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American bison

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The American bison (Bison bison), also commonly known as the American buffalo, is a North ... When raised in captivity and farmed for meat, the bison can grow unnaturally .... American bison live in...

Bison | Basic Facts About Bison | Defenders of Wildlife

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Today, approximately 500,000 bison live across North America. ... In winter, bison can dig through deep snow with their heads to reach the vegetation below.

Bison Today - American Bison

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How did bison come back from the brink of extinction? ... Wood bison no longer live in the wild in Alaska, a part of their previous natural range. Do we still need ...

Bison - National Wildlife Federation

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Learn about the biology, range and behavior of bison. ... Typical Lifespan: The average bison that survives to adulthood can live around 20 years. Captive- raised ...

Frequently Asked Questions: Bison - Yellowstone National Park ...

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Do bison ever live alone? Mature bulls spend most of the year alone or with other bulls—except during the rut, or mating season. When is the rut? The rut begins ...

The great American bison | Need to Know | PBS

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May 3, 2011 ... It's hard to live in this part of the world without being a little bit familiar with the American bison, but how far beyond familiar does our knowledge ...

American Bison Fact Sheet - San Diego Zoo Global Library

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Subspecies: Bison bison athabascae (American Wood Bison) .... normally do not mix with the cow and calf groups; Males live alone or in small herds of males.

Overpopulation of Wild Bison Fact Sheet-Yellowstone National Park ...

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buffalo field campaign yellowstone bison slaughter, Buffalo .... 4,000 and are being forced to live inside the inadequate confines of Yellowstone National Park. ... What we do know for certain is that, due to yearly killing 3,725 buffalo have been ...

American Buffalo (Bison), Wildlife Species Information: U.S. Fish and ...

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It is believed that buffalo, or bison, crossed over a land bridge that once connected the ... probably result from the variety of environments in which they live.

American Bison Timeline - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

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Since such laws were not enforced, they did little to protect the bison. 1872 .... This is the first of many donations and sales of live bison. 1935. Because of the ...

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American Bison, American Bison Pictures, American Bison Facts ...

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Bison stand some 5 to 6.5 feet (1.5 to 2 meters) tall at the shoulder, and can tip ... bison numbers have rebounded somewhat, and about 200,000 bison live on ...

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 ... Male bison do not participate in the upbringing of the calves. ... Bison Return to Montana Homeland · Watch Baby Eagles Hatch Live on DC Eagle Cam ...

American Bison - Bison bison - NatureWorks

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Males can stand six feet from hoof to shoulder and weigh between 1000-2000 pounds. Females ... The American bison live on plains, prairies and river valleys.