American Bison Habitat
American bison live in river valleys, and on prairies and plains. Their typical habitat is open or semiopen grasslands, as well as sagebrush, semiarid lands, and scrublands.
Once roamed North America in vast herds
COOL ANIMAL FACT
Fossils and accounts from early travelers show that Yellowstone National Park is the only place in the U.S. where bison have lived continuously since prehistoric times. The Yellowstone herd is one of the few that remains genetically free of cattle genes.