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The prospect of bison slobbering on my grandson did not warm my heart.
A 25,000-year-old limestone carving discovered in a rock shelter in France depicts a pregnant woman holding what appears to be a bison horn with the swoop of a crescent moon and 13 small notches—a possible paean to reproductive and lunar cycles.
Weighing up to 800 pounds, the Arctic muskox resembles a smaller, woollier cousin of the iconic American bison.
There are beef and pork and chicken and lamb and bison and the list goes on.
Grab one with a bison burger or mini street tacos on one of two patios.
While wolves, bison and elk died out or were hunted to extirpation in the state in the 1800s and early 1900s, deer remained.
Coaches Corner has a similar selection and Bookies even serves a bison burger.
The zoo has been around since the late 1800s and today -- besides the famous capybaras -- is home to bison, llamas, peacocks, reindeer, highland cattle, wallabies, emus and sheep.
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Origin and Etymology of bison
First Known Use: circa 1611See Words from the same year
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Definition of bison for English Language Learners
: a large, hairy wild animal that has a big head and short horns
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