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6 edition of American Bison (Road to Recovery) found in the catalog.

American Bison (Road to Recovery)

by Barbara A. Somervill

  • 319 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animals - Animal Welfare,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12556501M
    ISBN 101602790310
    ISBN 109781602790315
    OCLC/WorldCa81150516

    The settlement of the West changed the environment in numerous ways. One well-known example is the mass killing of American bison. In , William T. Hornady, Superintendent of the National Zoological Park, wrote a detailed report of what he termed the "extermination" of the species.   Record Book Top American Bison. May 4, SCI 2 Comments. After the walrus, the bison is the largest North American game animal. Large bulls can measure feet ( to m) at shoulder, and weigh 1,, pounds (, kg), occasionally as much as 3, pounds (1, kg). Females are much smaller, weighing about pounds ( kg.

    American bison like open plains, savannas, and grasslands. Despite their immense size, bison still have to worry about predators. Buffalo calves can easily become the prey of a wolf pack or grizzly bear. Diet. American bison are herbivores. They like low growing grasses and sedges. Bison are constantly on the move and even walk while they eat.   A hunt for the American buffalo—an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination. In , Steven Rinella won a lottery permit to hunt for a wild buffalo, or American bison, in the Alaskan wilderness/5().

    Bison Books began in as UNP's first trade imprint and originally focused on inexpensive paperbacks of general-interest works in Western Americana. In Bison Books shifted its focus to the trans-Mississippi West. Throughout his life, Hornaday was a champion for American bison. In addition to acting as the driving force for the creation of the Smithsonian's National Zoo in , that same year he penned the book The Extermination of the American Bison, a conservation-driven piece that aimed to defend the species. Hornaday was also the founder of the.


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American Bison (Road to Recovery) by Barbara A. Somervill Download PDF EPUB FB2

American Bison combines the latest scientific information and one man's personal experience in an homage to one of the most magnificent animals to have roamed America's vast, vanished grasslands.

Dale F. Lott, a distinguished behavioral ecologist who was born on the National Bison Range and has studied the buffalo for many years, relates what is known about this iconic Cited by:   A great book detailing the history, natural history, ecology, habitat, physiology of the American Bison (Bison Bison).

He describes the proto-bison, the other competitors for that particular niche and how succeeded in holding that niche until the advent of the horseback hunter/5(70).

Shelves: lis This book discusses the life cycle of the bison, its role in the settlement of the American West, and its near extinction. The book includes a glossary of noteworthy words an index and information about the author and photographer. I would expect it is geared for the 2nd – 6th grade set/5.

From the host of the Travel Channel’s “The Wild Within.” A hunt for the American buffalo—an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination. InSteven Rinella won a lottery permit to hunt for a wild buffalo, or /5.

This book is focusing on the stupidity of man. We nearly desroyed the majestic creature called the Bison. Filled with historical facts and interesting photos, this book takes us from the beginning to the hopeful end to the tragic times of the bison/5.

About American Buffalo From the host of the Travel Channel’s “The Wild Within.” A hunt for the American buffalo—an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination. InSteven Rinella won a lottery permit to hunt for a wild buffalo, or American bison, in the Alaskan wilderness.

A hunt for the American buffalo—an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination.

InSteven Rinella won a lottery permit to hunt for a wild buffalo, or American bison, in the Alaskan wilderness/5(). About Bison Books Launched in as UNP’s first trade imprint, Bison Books reflects the Press’s commitment to general-interest books that appeal to the educated reader.

Originally published as inexpensive paperbacks, Bisons (as they became known) quickly caught on. Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship Now Accepting Applications Westminster, CO (July 1, ) - The National Bison Association (NBA) has announced the Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship amid.

As American settlers pushed West in the early s, a lucrative trade for the fur, skin, and meat of the American bison began in the Great Plains.

Bison slaughter was even encouraged by the US government as a means of starving out Native American populations, which relied on the bison. “Steven Rinella’s American Buffalo is a boldly original and ultimately refreshing book.

It is also fearsome and occasionally frightening, and one wonders if the author is quite mad. There are insights into nature and American history here that will be totally unfamiliar to the reader.”/5().

Bos americanus Gmelin, Bos bison Linnaeus, Bison americanus (Gmelin, Bison bison montanae Krumbiegel, Family: Bovidae. About the Book. American Bison combines the latest scientific information and one man's personal experience in an homage to one of the most magnificent animals to have roamed America's vast, vanished F.

Lott, a distinguished behavioral ecologist who was born on the National Bison Range and has studied the buffalo for many years, relates what is known about this iconic. American Bison Bison, symbolic animals of the Great Plains, are often mistakenly called buffaloes.

By any name, they are formidable beasts and the heaviest land animals in North America. American Bison Written by Barbara A Somervill The American bison was hunted to near extinction in the s as settlers moved west across what is now the United States. Readers will learn about this animal that is a symbol of the American West and find out what steps were taken to help increase the American bison population.

American Bison (North American Animals) [Potts, Steve] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. American Bison (North American Animals)Cited by: 6. American Bison presents an extensive, state-of-the-art review of key points of American bison that are unaddressed or under-addressed by previous books/5(22).

American Bison combines the latest scientific information and one man's personal experience in an homage to one of the most magnificent animals to have roamed America's vast, vanished F. Lott, a distinguished behavioral ecologist who was born on the National Bison Range and has studied the buffalo for many years, relates what is known about this iconic /5(2).

A hunt for the American buffalo - an adventurous, fascinating examination of an animal that has haunted the American imagination. InSteven Rinella won a lottery permit to hunt for a wild buffalo, or American bison, in the Alaskan wilderness.

American Bison combines the latest scientific information and one man's personal experience in an homage to one of the most magnificent animals to have roamed America's vast, vanished grasslands.

Dale F. Lott, a distinguished behavioral ecologist who was born on the National Bison Range and has studied the buffalo for many years, relates what is known about this iconic 4/5(1). Find a huge variety of new & used American bison books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices.

Shop American bison books at Alibris.Publishes books and journals especially in American history, the American West, and Native American studies.Russell Cobb is an associate professor in Latin American studies and creative writing at the University of Alberta.

His nonfiction writing has won many national and regional awards. He is the editor of The Paradox of Authenticity in a Globalized World and the reporter of the This American Life story that served as the basis for the Netflix film Come Sunday.