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The American bison , also commonly known as the American buffalo, is a North American species of bison that once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds. Their range once roughly comprised a triangle between the Great Bear Lake in Canada's far northwest, south to the Mexican states of Durango and Nuevo León, and east along the western boundary of the Appalachian Mountains. Because of commercial hunting and slaughter in the 19th century, the bison nearly went extinct and is today.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by DragonC
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Uploaded Jun 27, 2011. Captured Apr 27, 2010 00:49.
  • Canon PowerShot G9
  • f/4.8
  • 1/80s
  • ISO200
  • 44.4mm