Bison Facts – Did you know?

Bison Anatomy     Bison Ecology     Did you know? (Odd facts)      Bison Parasitology       Bison Speak (behaviors)         Bison Biology      Buffalo Bones Collection     Odd bison facts you may not know.  Why were bison called buffalo? How the word ‘buffalo’ came into use. In the 1540’s French called them bugels while making voyages into parts of Canada. To the Spanish explorers the animal was called cibola or cubola. Cibolas was a name applied by the early Mexican and Spanish explorers apparently to buffalo or to any buffalo -hunting Indians ( Hodge, 1907, … Read more