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Bison by Vincent WeglarzBison are hoofed MAMMALS of the cattle family (Bovidae), classified by mammalogists in to 2 species, European bison (Bison bonasus) also known as wisent, and the American bison (Bison bison). Although the latter species has been split into 2 subspecies, the prairie bison and the wood bison,   this is a bison.....

Bison by Vincent WeglarzBison are hoofed MAMMALS of the cattle family (Bovidae), classified by mammalogists in to 2 species, European bison (Bison bonasus) also known as wisent, and the American bison (Bison bison). Although the latter species has been split into 2 subspecies, the prairie bison and the wood bison, this is a bison.....

Two hundred years ago, anywhere from 30 to 70 million bison, or buffalo, roamed free in North America. The aboriginal people who lived on the Great Plains relied on these wild mammals for food, clothing, and shelter. During the late 1800s, commercial hide hunters, settlers, and thrill seekers shot literally millions of bison. This killing spree brought the species to the verge of extinction and opened up the prairies for agriculture.

American Bison:The spectacular American buffalo

Two hundred years ago, anywhere from 30 to 70 million bison, or buffalo, roamed free in North America. The aboriginal people who lived on the Great Plains relied on these wild mammals for food, clothing, and shelter. During the late 1800s, commercial hide hunters, settlers, and thrill seekers shot literally millions of bison. This killing spree brought the species to the verge of extinction and opened up the prairies for agriculture.

Remember James ... We had to leave on the last transit before getting stranded overnight at Mt. St. Michael  in Normandy, Fr.

Mont Saint Michel, France

Remember James ... We had to leave on the last transit before getting stranded overnight at Mt. St. Michael in Normandy, Fr.

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2011 by Robert Fulton of Cumbernauld, Scotland.  Titled Winter Field

Jack Frost bites at Landscape Photographer of the Year competition with incredible picture of wintry scene

Landscape Photographer of the Year 2011 by Robert Fulton of Cumbernauld, Scotland. Titled Winter Field

On the hilltop of Castello di Amorosa

On the hilltop of Castello di Amorosa

www.inthelittleredhouse.blogspot.com by the little red house, via Flickr

www.inthelittleredhouse.blogspot.com by the little red house, via Flickr