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American Bison: A Natural History

Series: Organisms and Environments Series Volume: 6

By: Dale F Lott

229 pages, B/w photos & Maps

University of California Press

Paperback | Nov 2003 | #142308 | ISBN: 0520240626
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Hardback | Dec 2002 | #131655 | ISBN: 0520233387
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Lott describes the entire grassland community in which the bison lived, he writes about the wolves, pronghorn, prairie dogs, grizzly bears, and other animals and plants, detailing the interdependent relationships among these inhabitants. He also traces the long and dramatic relationship between the bison and Native Americans.


Relationships, relationships; the machinery of a bison's life; whence they came forth, and how much they multiplied; the bison's neighbourhood; the bison's neighbours; human and buffalo.

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Dale F. Lott (1934-2004) was Professor Emeritus of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of Intraspecific Variation in the Social Systems of Wild Vertebrates (1991).

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