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AMERICAN BISON AND PRONGHORN

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History

This diorama is set in the mid-1800s, when the prairies teemed with tens of millions of bison. A few decades later fewer than a thousand remained. The species was nearly exterminated for hides and sport , and to subdue Native Americans who relied on bison for food and livelihood.

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  • Title: AMERICAN BISON AND PRONGHORN
  • Creator: AMNH
  • Location: Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals at the American Museum of Natural History

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