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American Bison

Bison bison

Description:

Weighing 2000 pounds, The American Bison is the largest terrestrial animal in the United States. These sure footed animals can move at 35 mph!

Habitat:

Bison once inhabited the North American plains and numbered in the millions. Today they are confined to a few national parks and other small wildlife areas. Yellowstone National Park has the largest population of free-roaming plains bison.

Notes:

Bison have such insulated coats, that a their body heat will not melt the snow off of their back.

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VicLoya
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Spotted on May 27, 2005
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