Did You Know?
The American bison is America’s largest land animal. An adult male can weigh up to 2,000 pounds.
The American bison is commonly referred to as the American buffalo though bison are not buffaloes at all.
Bison meat can be made into steaks and burgers.
Water buffalo milk is used in making authentic mozzarella cheese.
Buffaloes have long, curved, dull horns while bison have shorter, curved, sharp horns.
Bison appear to be slow because of their build however they have been observed at speeds up to 40 miles per hour.
Bison are the most dangerous animal in U.S. and Canadian national parks and they will attacked if they feel threatened.