Common Name: Bison
Scientific Name: Bison bison
In the wild, Bison will graze on plains grasses, herbs, shrubs and twigs.
Bison have many cow-like features and are the heaviest land mammal in North America. They can weigh over a ton and have very sharp, curved horns that can grow up to 2 feet long. They have a well insulated, shaggy coat that prevents snow from melting on their backs.