- Bison are
buffalo. They are in the sheep, goat, and
does a bison look like?
- Bison are brown and
black. They have shaggy fur. Bison are very large
mammals. They have a big head with horns. Bison have
short legs, but they run very fast.
- Bison can
be taller than a teacher. They can weigh
as much as a car! The male is larger than
spring, a cow has one baby. It is called a
calf. They are red and brown.
can I find a bison?
do bison eat?
- Bison eat
grass. They eat five times a day. It is
hard to find grass in the winter. They dig
in the snow for grass.
travel in groups. The groups are called herds. Herds
can have more than 60 bison.
Most of the bison
were killed in the 1800s. Today, bison are found in
are the friends and enemies of a
Bison do not
have many enemies. Sometimes wolves and bear
eat calves. They also eat sick
- Note: All photographs taken
with a digital camera in Yellowstone National Park,
Wyoming (July 1999).
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- Updated 02/01.