American buffalo

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large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains

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They can also breed with bison, American buffalo, and yaks although success in such cases is typical only when the bull is a primigenius (taurine or zebu) and the cow is of another type, rather than the other way around.
In this biography, Punke (history correspondent for Montana Quarterly) describes the scientific career of Grinnell as he became advocate for conservation in the American West, including his advocacy on behalf of the nearly extinct American buffalo, his role in establishing Glacier National Park, his organizing on behalf of the first Audubon Society, and his founding (with Theodore Roosevelt) of the conservationist Boone and Crockett Club.
While you're buying metal bucks in bulk from the government, take a look at the 2006 American Buffalo gold proof $50 coin.
It was this skill, combined through understanding animals' anatomy (garnered by hunting) that allowed him to create imaginary pictures, such as American buffalo charging.
It recognizes that the American buffalo (Bison bison) has ecological, cultural, historical, and symbolic significance to the United States.
The offspring of the 23 survivors comprise the Yellowstone buffalo herd and are the only wild, free-roaming American buffalo to continuously occupy their native habitat in the United States.
American buffalo, or bison, a species that once grazed across much of North America, is making a comeback as an alternative to beef.
It's a well-worn plot and one that served writer-director David Mamet well for his breakthrough 1975 play, American Buffalo.
Puckett's breeding the bison with American buffalo to create a vigorous hybrid.
For example, the company expects that in the Middle East, soccer and horse racing may replace some of the sports staples seen on screens in North American Buffalo Wild Wings locations, but the passion for those sports will remain the same.
7) 21 American buffalo (5) 22 Bland, without flavour (9) 23 Throbbed with pain (5) 24 Amount squandered (7) 26 Capable with figures (8) 29 Army officer (5) 34 Deliver a sermon (6) 35 Nasty wit?
Two-hundred-million North American buffalo roamed the land before the cowboys arrived.
In these 12 essays contributors take on various facets of Mamet the dramatist, including decade-by decade assessments of his work in the 1970s through the 1990s, reviews of American Buffalo, Glengarry Glen Ross and Oleanna, and descriptions of Mamet's impact on actors, directors, and film.
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