Anatomy

Bison Skeleton

Photos of Bison Skeleton.
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Supernumerary Teeth in a Captive Population of American Bison Bison bison

A link between dental abnormalities and loss of genetic variation has been reported for unconfined populations of American bison Bison bison (Linnaeus, 1758) but not for captive populations. From a zoo herd with a small founder population and likely histor…
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The Horns and Teeth as Indicators of Age in Bison

Five age classes of male bison and four age classes of female bison can be recognized in the field on the basis of horn growth. Tooth eruption and replacement permit -the recognition of five age classes separated by 1 year ( 0-4 years inclusive) .Tooth wea…
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