Large herbivores could transform the local ecosystem by grazing and recycling nutrients, but the climate was probably more important in shaping the vast, frigid grasslands of the Pleistocene.
A runner in Utah was gored by a bison, and then his date suffered the same fate. Why do bison charge people?
Early European settlers in North America used "bison" and "buffalo" interchangeably, and the name "buffalo," though scientifically inaccurate, stuck.
The American bison is the official mammal of the United States and is the largest mammal in North America.
Fossils from a bison and a giant sloth were unearthed on May 16 in Los Angeles by the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Bison have returned to a Canadian park after the animals' near extinction in the 1800s.
Clever detective work involving research on both ancient DNA and cave paintings from the last ice age has revealed a previously unknown species of hybrid bison, according to a new study.
Researchers have solved a puzzle about a mysterious bison in Europe by studying ancient DNA and cave paintings.
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