American Bison are Awesome


The American Bison is the iconic image of the American West. Vast herds of 40,000,000 used to roam the plains of America. Bison is a crucial part of the plains ecosystem.


Bison were almost hunted to extinction as white settlers moved west in the 1800’s. Today most bison are kept on private lands, with a few small herds roaming free. Yellowstone Park is the only place where bison have lived continuously in the wild.


Fortunately today there are several groups striving to move bison to the prairie and reintroducing bison to tribal lands.


Read more bison facts here!

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