Ancient Bison

(Ancient bison) Bison Antiquus  Following the Clovis Culture came the Folsom Man (8-10,000 years ago). The Folsom tools and weapons differed somewhat from their predecessors. (the points being smaller and fluted), and have been found not so much in the mammoth as in the Bison antiques,  a one-fourth-larger ancient cousin of the “American Buffalo.” By use of the spear throwing stick, early Indians could increase the range and force of their spears. But since the animals were so large,  the hunters often found it easier to kill these beast by driving them into swamps or over cliffs, rather than spearing … Read more

Canada

Canada Bison  Canada Bison History Prehistoric Bison These bones belong to a prehistoric bison. The photo was taken by either myself, or my husband, at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, which is in Drumheller, Alberta, and is a fascinating place to visit. There were many different prehistoric bison species and I am afraid I did not write down the name of this one.       Sturgeon River plains bison population stabilizing Prince Albert Daily Herald The envy of bison stewards throughout North America, the Sturgeon River plains … Sturgeon River Plains Bison Stewards executive director Gord Vaadeland spoke … Read more