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Portraits of the Bison: An Illustrated Guide to Bison Society

Out of Print

By: Wes Olson

108 pages, Col photos, b/w illus

University of Alberta Press

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #148002 | ISBN: 0888644329
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About this book

Explores the history, social structure and life cycle of bison. Detailed illustrations and photographs allow age and gender identification. The author is a warden in Elk National Park near Edmonton, Alberta.


Introduction; The Bison Saga -- From Near Extinction to Salvation; People and Bison -- Safety and Awareness; Seasonal Bison Social Structure; The Who's Who of Bison Society; Afterword.

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Wes Olson's passion for the bison has accumulated over two decades of observation and study in numerous national, provincial, and state parks, sanctuaries, and reserves. He is a Senior Warden at Elk Island National Park in Alberta, Canada.

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