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falling bison

A 'buffalo jump' . buffalo were herded ('running of the buffalo') by native Americans and native Canadians, to the nearest cliff and forced over. Buffalo/Bison were a major source of meat as well as for clothing. No part of the animal was wasted.


Stormy sea off the coast of Erimel – great nature photography in dark blue colors

Buffalo - Winter

See the local herd of bison at the Zapata Ranch in Dude Ranchers Association Member

This photograph was taken at the Fat Stock Show in Fort Worth, Texas, March 19th, 1909. Quanah Parker and W. C. Riggs. Riggs was born in Izard Co. Arkansas in 1856. His parents John and Jane Riggs were murdered by Comanche Indians in Post Oak Branch, Bell County, March 16, 1859 and buried at Sugarloaf Cemetery, Coryell County, Texas. - Part of the Lawrence T. Jones III Texas photography collection. Series 8: Postcards.

The last great Comanche Chief Quanah Parker and W. Riggs, Fat Stock Show, Fort Worth, Texas 1909 by SMU Central University Libraries

What you're looking at is a mummified bison from the Ice Age. It was frozen in solid soil and uncovered by gold miners who were artificially thawing out the surrounding Earth in 1979. There are claw and tooth marks in the mummy that have allowed scientists to finger the bison's killer: An American lion.

A mummified bison from the Ice Age, frozen in solid soil and uncovered by gold miners artificially thawing out the surrounding earth in Claw and tooth marks indicate the killer was an American lion.

Cowgirl rides buffalo - black and white vintage photo

Cowboy Riding a Bison Buffalo Western Man in Chaps Hat Boots Black and White Vintage Photo Photograph

North Dakota, where the buffalo roam. Imagine this vast landscape full of buffaloes before the white man came and slaughtered them to near extinction.

chasing tumbleweeds

jf~OK, this is something we need to do as a family. Caprock Canyons State Park and Trailway is home of the official Texas State Bison Herd, direct descendants of the great southern plains bison herd.