Fun Fact Friday - Bison Explorers

Fun Fact Friday

In an effort to expand everyone’s knowledge including our own about all things Bison we have decided to dedicate Fridays to learning a little and sharing it with you.

Did You Know?

The trails carved by animals like bison and deer in their seasonal migrations formed some of the earliest traceable paths into the American wilderness, and were followed by Native Americans, explorers and pioneers.

 

An estimated 20 to 30 million bison once dominated the North American landscape from the Appalachians to the Rockies, from the Gulf Coast to Alaska. Habitat loss and unregulated shooting reduced the population to just 1,091 by 1889


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