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Bison

Bison bison bison

Description:

Bison, (and "Beefalo", a hybrid), are raised throughout the prairies and Alberta. The meat is delicious. There are still some reserves with wild stock, (Elk Island National Park outside of Edmonton as an example). These pictures taken in Saskatchewan and although these ones are semi-domesticated they are big animals, moody and unpredictable, they can be aggressive. There is a fence between myself and them. I'm very serious when I say that I had less fear while shooting pictures of the bear, which I posted, than being next to these critters. :)

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(I'm not sure why the scientific name is repeated 3 times?)

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2 Comments

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Nice::

great capture Randy,beautiful animal,since i'am a kid that bisons are one of my prefered animals,congrats and thanks for sharing

Randy Burns
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Randy Burns

Saskatchewan, Canada

Spotted on Apr 6, 2011
Submitted on Nov 23, 2012

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