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1. Bison are North America's largest mammal. 

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2. The Department of the Interior has been the main national conservation steward of the bison since the late 19th century. 

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3. What is the difference between buffalo and bison? Although bison and bison are often interchangeable, the North American scientific name for bison is bison. 

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4.Yellowstone National Park, the only U.S. place where bison have lived continuously since prehistoric times. 

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5. A "red dog "? is a baby bison. The births of bison calves are usually in the late March to May. 

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6. History of Native Americans and bison is intertwined. Bison provide food, fuel, shelter, and other essentials to tribal cultures. 

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7. The tail of a bison can tell you how happy it is. 

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8. Wind Cave National Park's bison herd has helped to revive bison populations across the country. 

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9. Bison are large, but they can also run at speeds of up to 35 mph. 

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10. Please, pass the salad. Bison eat mainly grasses, leaves, and weeds. 

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11. Teddy Roosevelt went from hunter to conservationist and helped save the bison from extinction. 

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12. Bison can live to 20 years. However, some bison live longer. 

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13. It's okay to get a little dirt. Bison will whelp in the dirt to repel biting flies, shed their fur, and keep them from getting bit again. 

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14. The ancestors of the American bison can be traced back to south Asia, where they crossed the ancient land bridge connecting Asia and North America around 400,000 years ago. 

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15. Bison can be nearsighted, but they are very sensitive to smell and hearing.