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Autumn Buffalo

Autumn Buffalo




A herd of Bison roam through the aspens. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three hundred animals. These remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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Buffalo Blues

Buffalo Blues




A lone Bison forages for food during the harsh winter season. Winter can be unbearable for most animals, but the bison seem to thrive in such conditions. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three thousand animals. The remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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Down By The River

Down By The River




A free-roaming herd of Bison travel across the snowy landscape. Winter can be a hardship for most animals, but the bison seem to thrive in such conditions. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three thousand animals. The remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them animals roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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Fab Four



Four Bison move along a river after a fall snowstorm. This signals the approach of winter, when bison move to their wintering grounds. Winter can be a hardship for most animals, but bison adapted well to the severe winters of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. They are able to withstand sub-zero temperatures for weeks at a time.


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Ghost of the Plains

Ghost of the Plains




Winter is a hardship for most animals, but Bison are well-adapted to the severe winters of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. Bison are able to withstand sub-zero temperatures for weeks at a time. They use their massive shoulder hump as a tool, using their heads to plow snow away from their winter forage. Bull bison can weigh up to a ton and can travel to speeds of 35 mph.


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Hello Old Friend

Hello Old Friend




Two of the most unlikely allies in the natural world, this Bison and Cowbird share a quiet moment of reflection. Birds are attracted to bison because they eat the insects, mostly flies that are attracted to the bison. The relationship is a prime example of commensalism.


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Long May You Run

Long May You Run




A herd of Bison run through the open plains of the west. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three hundred animals. The remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of these animals roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time




A Bison herd roams as they did once upon a time on the bountiful Great Plains of the United States. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three hundred animals. These remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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Snow King

Snow King




This Bison bull takes a short break from his daily forage to pose for a portrait. Bison are able to withstand sub-zero temperatures for weeks at a time. They use their massive shoulder hump as a tool, enabling them to use their heads to move snow away from their winter forage. Bull bison can weigh up to a ton and can travel to speeds of 35 mph.


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The Matriarch

The Matriarch




A Bison cow takes the lead as she directs her family along the frozen ground looking for shelter and their next meal. Female bison (cows) have thinner, more curved horns than males do. Winter is a hardship for most animals, but bison are well-adapted to the severe winters of the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. They are able to withstand sub-zero temperatures for weeks at a time.


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Thunder Road

Thunder Road




Two Bison are silhouetted against the backdrop a colorful thunderstorm. Yellowstone was home to the last wild, free-roaming bison at the turn of the 19th century. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three hundred animals. The remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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Undaunted

Undaunted




Undaunted is a term that describes this native son of the American Great Plains. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three hundred animals. The remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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Winter Travelers

Winter Travelers




Two Bison travel from geyser to geyser in the Midway Geyser Basin of Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone was home to the last wild, free-roaming bison at the turn of the 19th century. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three hundred animals. These remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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Winters Robe

Winters Robe




Along the Firehole River, a lone Bison feeds on grasses kept from snow by thermal activity found in the geyser basins of Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone was home to the last wild, free-roaming bison at the turn of the 19th century. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three hundred animals. The remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them roam the Park.


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Wise Sage

Wise Sage




Wisdom comes with the passing of time. This mature Bison traverses green sagebrush fields on his daily trek of foraging to sustain his existence. Bull bison can weigh up to a ton and can travel to speeds of 35 mph. In less than one hundred years, wholesale slaughter reduced the number of bison from an estimated high of sixty million to around three hundred animals. These remaining bison found refuge in Yellowstone National Park. Now thousands of them roam the Yellowstone ecosystem.


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