Bison bison


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Noun1.Bison bison - large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plainsBison bison - large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
genus Bison - sometimes considered a subgenus of genus Bos: American buffalo
bison - any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns
buffalo - meat from an American bison
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2013): 1) Bison bison bison are historically found in the Great Plains and elsewhere throughout much of North America, and 2) Bison bison athabascae are historically found north of 49[degrees]N latitude in Canada and Alaska.
Actually, it is Bison bison bison (genus: Bison, species: bison, subspecies: bison).
The wood bison," says Canadian bison expert Wes Olson, who is helping stage this ruminant relocation, "is Bison bison athabascae.
In this Note, "Bison" refers to the animal Bison bison bison, commonly known as the American Plains bison.
The genus declined towards the late Pleistocene and at presents Bison bonasus is the sole survivor in Europe and Bison bison lives in North America (Bukhsianidze, 2005).