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The American buffalo.

Wanda Lynn Pearson

The American buffalo.

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Published by Steck Co. in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American bison -- Juvenile literature.,
  • American bison.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIllus. by Betty Cobb.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.P38 Am
    The Physical Object
    Pagination30 p.
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5820480M
    LC Control Number61006548
    OCLC/WorldCa1736473

    The American buffalo, more accurately called bison today, once roamed North America in vast herds. It is believed that buffalo crossed over a land bridge that once connected the Asian and North American continents. Through the centuries buffalo slowly moved southward, eventually reaching as far as Mexico and as far east as the Atlantic Coast, extending south to Florida. Dave Carter Executive Director. Jim Matheson Assistant Director. Barb Dowdy Bookkeeper. Karen Conley Communications Director. Anita Shaver Bison World Design and Production Manager. 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.


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