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American bison

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Over the past half-century, introduced 'purebred' Bison bison from Oklahoma and Montana have been added to the bison herd to improve its natural resilience (see discussions in Hoffmeister, 1986; Wakeling, 2006).
Nutrient Composition of Raw and Cooked Bison bison, 2 J.
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American researchers have uncritically equated the term buffalo with Bison bison and have erroneously concluded that the historic range of bison included Georgia.
The increase of Yellowstone bison Bison bison from 23 animals in 1901 to 5,000 animals in 2005 is a prominent example of conservation success (Plumb et al.
Some older sources list them as Bison bison, but this classification is disappearing, as more and more proof arises that bison belong in the cattle genus.