by Mara Grunbaum


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Did you know that an adult bison stands over 6 feet (1.8 meters) tall? That's taller than a lot of grown-ups! The bison is the national mammal of the United States. Read this book to learn more about this huge herbivore-an icon of the American West.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531137536
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2018
Series: Nature's Children Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 740,417
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

Table of Contents

Fact File 4

Chapter 1 Massive Mammals 6

Built Tough 8

Herd Mentality 11

Chapter 2 Home on the Range 12

Winter Warriors 15

Pest Control 16

Friends of the Prairie 19

Chapter 3 Being a Bison 20

Mating Season 23

Big Babies 24

On the Move 27

Chapter 4 Ancient Migration 28

Bison vs. Buffalo 31

Beasts of Burden 32

Chapter 5 A History with Humans 34

Overhunted 37

Back from the Brink 38

Facing the Future 41

Bison Family Tree 42

Words to Know 44

Find Out More 46

Facts for Now 46

Index 47

About the Author 48

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