Bison antiquus skull. Ancient Bison.The American and European bison are the largest terrestrial mammals in North America and Europe. American bison are known for living in the Great Plains. Both species were hunted close to extinction during the 19th and 20th centuries but have since rebounded, alth..
Bison bison.,The American Bison, also known as the buffalo, once numbered in the millions across North America. The bison was nearly hunted to extinction during the late 1800s. Due to protective legislation in the early 1900's, wild herds made a strong comeback. Bison are now considered a domesticat..
Giant Bison Skull. Bison latifrons. Pleistocene bovida of North American grasslands.The American and European bison are the largest terrestrial mammals in North America and Europe. Like their cattle relatives, bison are nomadic grazers and travel in herds, except for the non-dominant bulls, which tr..
Pleistocene Bison Foot. Bison bison antiquus. Even-toed ungulate and ruminants. Pleistocene North America Bison antiquus, sometimes called the "ancient bison", was the most common large herbivore of the North American continent for over ten thousand years, and is a direct ancestor of the living Amer..