Millions of Bison once roamed North America, but the population went into deep decline due to habitat loss and hunting. However, conservation efforts like habitat and land conservation allowed this American icon to increase its population.
- Bison communicate through grunts to maintain contact with each other and will snort to warn intruders.
- A bison has an excellent sense of smell and used to detect predators.
- Bison are year round grazers and tend to eat grasses.
|Conservation status||Near threatened|
|Zoo name(s)||Rusty, Belle|