buffalo standingBison

The American bison, sometimes called buffalo, historically ranged throughout North America. They are primarily found eating plants in grasslands. They have shaggy, dark brown hair on their huge head.

Go to Naturescapes: Bison for more information.

Movies

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The following two movies were taken on the western edge of Yellowstone National Park.

Bison Group Walking
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/bisongroup.mov
Description (QuickTime Movie, no sound): A group of bison including babies walking down a hill.

Single Bison Walking
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/bisonwalk.mov
Description (QuickTime Movie, no sound): A single adult bison walking across a grassy area.

Photographs

The following photographs were taken in Yellowstone National Park.

Bison Calf
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/bisonbaby.jpg

Bison Group
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/bisongroup.jpg

Bison Laying Down
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/bisonsitting.jpg

Bison Sniffing Air
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/bisonsniff.jpg

The following photographs were taken in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Two Bison Laying Down
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalo1a.jpg
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalo3a.jpg
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalo4a.jpg
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalo8a.jpg

Bison Standing
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalo2a.jpg
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalo6a.jpg

Bison Scratching
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalo5a.jpg

Bison with Tongue Out
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalotong.jpg

Bison Walking
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalo7a.jpg

Bison at a Distance
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalodistancea.jpg
http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters/bison/buffalodistance2a.jpg


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Created 2/04.