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.
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The following two movies were taken on the western edge of Yellowstone National Park.
Bison Group Walking
Single Bison Walking
The following photographs were taken in Yellowstone National Park.
Bison Laying Down
Bison Sniffing Air
The following photographs were taken in Theodore Roosevelt National Park.
Two Bison Laying Down
Bison with Tongue Out
Naturescapes Starters is a copyright-friendly image and movie resource for educators and students. The collection was developed as part of a partnership between the eduScapes natureScapes project and TIPT - PT3 project.
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Lamb, A. & Johnson, L. (2004). ImageName. Naturescapes Starters. <http://tipt3.utoledo.edu/starters>