Bison bison

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large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains

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Assessing potential habitat and earning capacity for re- introduction of plains bison (Bison bison bison) in Banff National Park.
Dans cette etude pilote, nous avons sequentiellement echantillonne et analyse une deuxieme molaire ([M.sub.2]) et deux troisiemes molaires ([M.sub.3]) de deux bisons (Bison bison bison) du troupeau de bisons du delta, troupeau qui reside dans l'interieur de l'Alaska et dont les modeles de mobilite saisonniere sont connus et documentes.
Efficacy of a butorphenol, azaperone, and medetomidine combination (BAM) for helicopter-based immobilization of bison (Bison bison).--J.
BACKGROUND--Today, there are two, albeit disputed, subspecies of Bison (Cronin et al., 2013): 1) Bison bison bison are historically found in the Great Plains and elsewhere throughout much of North America, and 2) Bison bison athabascae are historically found north of 49[degrees]N latitude in Canada and Alaska.
(36.) In this Note, "Bison" refers to the animal Bison bison bison, commonly known as the American Plains bison.
The genus declined towards the late Pleistocene and at presents Bison bonasus is the sole survivor in Europe and Bison bison lives in North America (Bukhsianidze, 2005).
Various researchers have concluded that the range of historic Bison (Bison bison) includes Georgia.
Some older sources list them as Bison bison, but this classification is disappearing, as more and more proof arises that bison belong in the cattle genus.
Scientifically the term "buffalo" is incorrect for the North American species - its proper Latin name is Bison bison. But common usage means
The true name of these noble creatures is bison (Bison bison), but because they were mistakenly identified by early settlers, the name "buffalo" has been linked to them ever since, and today, the names are considered to be interchangeable.
In the space between forest and prairie, shade and sunshine, calm and disturbed, grows an unassuming endangered plant with historical ties to the buffalo (Bison bison).
Grizzly bear, Ursus arctos, usurps bison calf, Bison bison, captured by wolves, Canis lupus, in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming.
Beachy, Minot State University 3:15 "Bison (Bison bison) habitat use and behavior during the breeding season in Theodore Roosevelt National Park in the North Dakota Badlands." Deanna Thompson, Adam Walz, Heather Taylor, Daniel McEwen, Brean Stolz, and Donna Bruns Stockrahm, Moorhead State University.
1987, 1990, 1994a) and free-ranging populations of deer, elk (Cervus elaphus), and bison (Bison bison) (DelGiudice 1995, DelGiudice et al.
Of these records, one defines the northwest margin of a species' range in the state (Nycticeius humeralis), and two are of taxa that are locally extinct (Antilocapra americana and Bison bison).