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Most mammal reproduction studies aim to not only discover who the fathers are but also to learn why some males sire more offspring than others.
A new study led by the Wildlife Conservation Society says that in wild yak societies, it's the mothers that are the real climbers. The study found that mothers with young venture on steeper terrain and slightly higher elevation than either males or females without young.
The Draper Natural History Museum at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West partners with the Cody Country Chamber of Commerce and several other local agencies and organizations with Spring into
Congress declares November 2, 2013 National Bison Day.
$100,000 research grant to study migratory wildlife launched by Prince Albert II of Monaco, University of Wyoming, and Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Cody,
Bison meat retailer celebrates National Bison Month with 31 "Bison Recipes" Adams, Nebraska (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 To celebrate National Bison
As climate changes and global temperatures increase, the average size of the iconic American bison will decrease, according to a new study in the journal PLOS ONE.
With more than 2 billion hot dogs consumed during the month of July, NebraskaBison.com hopes to snag a share of the market with a gourmet option. Lincoln, Nebraska
A $100,000 science prize is being offered by the Buffalo Bill Historical Center’s Draper Museum of Natural History in Cody, Wyoming, the University of Wyoming’s Biodiversity Institute, and
The Montana Valley and Foothill grasslands are an ecoregion of northwestern North America within the northern United States and Canada. This area is made up of rolling grassy hills and river valleys of the Rocky Mountains foothills within the US state of Montana and the Canadian province of Alberta. The area largely consists of the Rocky Mountain Front, where the Great Plains rise to meet with the Rockies, and is therefore close to the Continental Divide. The foothills are drained by the...
The wild water buffalo (Bubalus arnee) is a member of the Bovidae family that is native to Southeast Asia. It is also known as the Asiatic buffalo and the Asian buffalo. Its range includes Nepal, India, Cambodia, and Thailand and once included other areas like Laos and Pakistan, but populations there have gone extinct. In India, populations are mainly restricted to protected areas including Manas and Dibru-Saikhowa National Parks and D'Ering Memorial Wildlife Sanctuary, among other areas....
Bison antiquus, otherwise known as the antique bison, was the most common large plant-eating mammal in North America for more than ten thousand years. Between 240,000 and 220,000 years ago, during the late Pleistocene era, steppe wisent (Bison priscus) migrated from Siberia and to Alaska, and eventually was replaced in mid North America by Bison latifrons. From this species, the antique bison branched out and existed until around ten thousand years ago. The modern Bison came from this...
The American Bison (Bison bison) is a bovine mammal, the largest terrestrial mammal in North America, and one of the largest wild cattle in the world. With their huge bulk, Wood Bison"“which are the largest subspecies in North America "“ are only surpassed in size by the massive Asian gaur and wild water buffalo, both of which are found mainly in India. The bison inhabited the Great Plains of the United States and Canada in massive herds, ranging from the Great Slave Lake in Canada's far...
The African Buffalo or Cape Buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is a bovid from the family of the Bovidae. It is up to 5.6 ft (1.7 meters) high, 9.8 ft (3 meters) long, and can reach a weight of 1.1 tons (1000 kilograms). On average, an adult male stands about 5 ft (1.5 m) high at the shoulder and weighs 1,500lbs (680 kg), while a female is .3-.5 ft (10 - 15 cm) shorter and weighs between 1,100-1,300 pounds 500 - 600 kg. The Cape Buffalo is not closely related to the Asian Water Buffalo, but its...
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.