herd of bison

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  • Despite its name, the park is most famous for its herd of Bison.
  • Within decades of increased settlement, the remaining herds of bison had moved west.
  • Big game animals, including herds of bison, were available for food and clothing.
  • Herds of bison on tracks could damage locomotives when the trains failed to stop in time.
  • The herd of bison increased quickly in numbers and by the early 20th century, several hundred of them were present on the island.
  • In the past, this disturbance may possibly have been caused by herds of bison.
  • The park was created to protect the last remaining herds of bison in northern Canada during the early 1900s.
  • It was named for the activity of herds of bison in the area.
  • It contained large herds of bison and other wildlife, especially near salt licks.
  • On the great plains where the wheat now grows huge herds of bison used to feed. Cited from Highroads of Geography, by Anonymous
  • Recent genetic studies of privately owned herds of bison show that many of them include animals with genes from domestic cattle.
  • The life style of this group was semi-nomadic, and they would follow the herds of bison during the warmer months.
  • They found numerous rancherias, some of them abandoned, and herds of bison, the American buffalo.
  • The herd of bison, it appears, were just outside a jungly ravine which ran up from the main forest through the grass land. Cited from Gold, Sport, And Coffee Planting In Mysore, by Robert H. Elliot
  • The next morning, the soldiers saw what they thought were mounted columns of Indians on the horizon, but they turned out to be herds of bison.
  • During the warmer months, they followed the herds of bison for hunting -- preserving the meat for winter.
  • Such paths were made by herds of bison all over their pasture region as they traveled down water-courses, in single file, searching for water. Cited from The Extermination of the American Bison, by William T. Hornaday
  • For thousands of years before the county's formation, nutrient-rich salt licks attracted large herds of bison and other game to the area.
  • Here, too, between the two Saskatchewans, they saw herds of bison on the plains grazing like English cattle. Cited from Pioneers in Canada, by Sir Harry Johnston
  • Preliminary reports stated that the accident occurred when a large number of passengers rushed to one side of the boat to see a herd of bison which emerged from the forest.
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