Bison

Bison

Bison bison

Vital Statistics

Height:

5 - 6 feet

Weight:

Male: up to 2,000 lbs; Female: 800 - 1,100 lbs

Diet:

Hay, herbivore chow, salt block

Conservation:

Status: Vulnerable

Geographic Region

Grasslands of the midwest United States and into Canada

At The Zoo

North America

Did You Know?

Bison can sprint at 35 mph. They can beat a horse in a short race.