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History, range and home life of the northern bison

J. Dewey Soper

History, range and home life of the northern bison

(Wood Buffalo Park, northern Alberta and District of Mackenzie) N.W.T. Canada

by J. Dewey Soper

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Published by s.n.] in [S.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood bison -- Alberta -- Wood Buffalo National Park.,
  • Wood bison -- Northwest Territories -- Mackenzie District

  • About the Edition

    This examination of the wood bison (Bison bison athabascae Rhoads) surveys the literature and gives data based on field study in Wood Buffalo National Park in northern Alberta and the Mackenzie District of the Northwest Territories.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesEcological monographs. Vol. 11, no. 4
    StatementJ. Dewey Soper.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. [347]-411 :
    Number of Pages411
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21544690M

    Home > Producers > About Bison > Raising Bison The following questions and answers may be of interest if you have ever considered making bison a part of your farm or ranch business. A Bison Producer's Handbook is available and contains a wealth of detailed production information. BISON BOOKS, Winnipeg, Manitoba. likes 26 talking about this were here. Eclectic selection of 25, hand-selected antiquarian and secondhand books, well-organized by our friendly staff/5(11).

    At the time plains bison were introduced, it was not known that a small population of wood bison existed in Canada. State wildlife biologists are working to reintroduce these northern adapted giants to part of their former range in Alaska, and animals from the Canadian . Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published. Click here to skip the chart. Reset chart or continue zooming in. This graph charts editions from this publisher over time. Click to view a single year, or drag across a range.

    Larger than life bronze sculpture featuring 14 bison pursued by 3 Native Americans riders. Northern Plains Peoples Educational Interpretive Center. Native American Gift Shop. Sweetgrass Grill and Snack Bar. Dances with Wolves movie costumes. Lakota interpretive presentations daily. Plains bison are often in the smaller range of sizes, and Wood bison in the larger range. Head-and-body length ranges from 2 to m ( to ft) long, the tail adding 30 to 91 cm (12 to 36 in). Shoulder height in the species can range from to cm (60 to 73 in). Typical weight can range from to 1, kg ( to 2, lb).


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Bison, A Furry History. Great herds of bison once roamed North America between the Appalachian Mountains on the east and the Rockies on the west. It is estimated that around 30 million bison roamed the continent when Columbus landed.

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OBJECTIVES OF THIS STUDY were to provide basic data on the life history, habits, and ecology of bison in Yellowstone National Park.

The original population of bison in historic times consisted of mountain bison, Bison bison athabascae. In spite of poaching to near-extermination by abouta remnant of the subspecies survived and increased. Bison are large, even-toed ungulates in the genus Bison within the subfamily Bovinae.

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