Bison


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Bison

a genus of the family Bovidae. Have massive development of forequarters, covered with shaggy hair and topped by a large hump on the neck.

Bison bison
North American bison, a typical member of the bison group, the coarsest and most hairy of them.
Bison bonasus
the almost extinct European bison, a smaller, less hairy, more graceful version of B. bison.
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But the bison standing in the Alaska morning cold--these aren't those bison.
Conservative estimate of the bison roaming North America before the Civil War.
In 2003, the ADF&G acquired thirteen wood bison that had been imported from Canada, and the animals were transferred to the care of the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center with the hopes of reintroducing the species to the 49th state.
The chef inspired menu features the finest cuts and best selection of bison, including high-quality, flavorful steaks and award-winning burgers amongst a variety of other unique menu items.
The closer we got to the boundary, the more old bison tracks we found, and soon I spotted a few bison a mile or so away.
Dan Flores (1991) has made the most reliable estimate of early bison populations in that he uses the 1910 agricultural census of cattle on the Great Plains to arrive at the carrying capacity for bison a century earlier.
These factors make formal designation of bison subspecies a seemingly intractable taxonomic exercise.
It was their son-in-law Simon who had the idea of bringing bison to the farm after he spent a year on a ranch in North Dakota.
Bison Organic Gingerbread Ale is available in 4-packs and draft.
Marian White Mouse, a member of the Oglala Lakota, says the white bison provides hope of good fortune to come.
The zoo and Colorado State University announced that the surrogate bison gave birth to a healthy male calf at the zoo on June 20.
Twenty-two years later, US President Grover Cleveland signed the Act to Protect the Birds and Animals in Yellowstone National Park and to Punish Crimes in Said Park, securing a future for bison.