Buffalo Stampede

Buffalo Stampede, what I think of as a stampede is a wild, out-of-control run.  Do bison really stampede? I have searched through old journals, books, and articles of the first explorers and have yet to find an instance of a stampede. Once a great herd was encountered by a small group and they remarked how they had to wait for it to pass in fear of being attacked. (no mention of them running) Despite speaking with numerous ranchers, producers, tribes, and even government herds, only one instance of a bison stampede has been witnessed. Interestingly, the cause of this stampede … Read more

Golden Gate Park

Golden Gate Park is home to 1,040 acres. (1895)   San Francisco Chronicle San Francisco California Feb 2, 1891 A BIG BUFFALO BULL On His Way to Golden Gate Park Born and Raised on a Farm in Kansas He is a Splendid Specimen of His Kind – Labeling the Rare Trees A big bull bison is on his way to Golden Gate Park. He comes all the way from Garden City Kansas where he was born and raised on a buffalo farm run by one Jones. He that is the – bison is four years old and or the genuine … Read more