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American Bison: A Natural History

Dale Lott, Jan van Wagtendonk, and Kevin Shaffer

Abstract

This book combines the latest scientific information and one man's personal experience in an homage to one of the most magnificent animals to have roamed America's vast, vanished grasslands. The book relates what is known about this iconic animal's life in the wild and its troubled history with humans. The book takes us on a journey into the bison's past and shares a compelling vision for its future, offering along the way a valuable introduction to North American prairie ecology. The book acquaints us with the social life and physiology of the bison, sharing stories about its impressive physi ... More

Keywords: America, National Bison Range, bison, physiology, Native Americans, hide hunts, wolves, pronghorn, prairie dogs, grizzly bears

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780520233386
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520233386.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dale Lott, author

Jan van Wagtendonk, editor

Kevin Shaffer, editor

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