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BISON INFORMATION

Behavior of
Bison


Bison Diet
and Predators


Description of Buffalo/Bison

The Evolution
of Bison


North American
Bison Impact

The Bison
Meat Industry


Pictures of Raw
Bison Meat Cuts

Buffalo/Bison Packaged
Meat for Sale


The Bison Name

Favorite Bison Recipes

 

PRODUCT & SERVICES

2W Livestock Equipment

Cypress Industries

T&S Range Cattle Feeders

Jenkins Iron
and Steel


Stock-ade


Bison Name
  The term "buffalo" is sometimes considered to be a misnomer
for this animal, as it is only distantly related to either of the two
 "true buffalo", the Asian water buffalo and the African buffalo. However, "bison" is a Greek word meaning ox-like animal, while "buffalo" originated with the French fur trappers who called these massive beasts bœufs, meaning ox or bullock—so both names, "bison" and "buffalo", have a similar meaning.

Though the name "bison" might be considered more scientifically correct, as a result of standard usage the name "buffalo" is also considered correct and is listed in manydictionaries as an
acceptable name for American buffalo or bison.

 In reference to this animal, the term "buffalo" dates to 1635 in
North American usage when the term was first recorded for the American mammal. It thus has a much longer history than
the term "bison", which was first recorded in 1774.

 


 
 
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