W.T. Hornaday

William Temple Hornaday, Sc.D. (December 1, 1854 – March 6, 1937) was an American zoologist, conservationist, taxidermist, hunter, and author. He served as the first director of the New York Zoological Park, known today as the Bronx Zoo, and he was a pioneer in the conservation movement in the United States. He was the President of a conservation group called the Campfire Club in 1905 as well as the President of the American Bison Society from 1907-10   THE MAKER OF ZOOS Greatest Wild, Animal Man in the Country.  WILLIAM T. HORNADAY “There goes the man who knows more about wild animals than anybody … Read more

Who Saved The Bison

Canada to the United States During the mid-1800’s people started realizing the importance of the buffalo, not only for animal cruelty reasons, but for grassland ecological and future resources. Someone needed to speak out and step up and over the years they did, but never enough at one time to count, in those tough times. The real extermination of the buffalo was caused by the demands of trade there can be no doubt, aided and abetted by sportsmen, Indians, and others; but the blame really lies with the government that in all these years permitted a few ignorant Congressman to block the … Read more

Harold E. Baynes

“Buffalo Bull” “Copyright 1906, by Everett Harold Baynes, Meriden, N. H.” Original vintage lithograph postcard, 1906 On Loan From  Vintage Photographs The Bottineau Courant LOC Bottineau Country, N.D. January 27, 1905 SAVE THE BUFFALO AN APPEAL- FOR THIS GREATEST OF AMERICAN ANIMALS. Ways in Which All Can Help in This Interesting Work — Decisive Action Must Be Taken at Once. The “passing” of a great and noble animal is a calamity which every intelligent person should seek to avert it is a loss to the world which can never be repaired, since an animal once extinct, has gone forever. At … Read more