Today the wood and plains bison in North America are the only surviving populations.
The cowboys left long ago, but the elk, bison , pronghorns, coyote and moose are still at large in a chilly wilderness.
Then, in 1997, Igor organized an effort to bring the European bison back to the forest.
Sometimes they used the flames to drive the bison someplace for easier and safer killing by people on foot.
The archaeologists last week unearthed engravings of a bison , another ibex, part of a horse and some triangular shapes.
Wild bison roamed the streets in America and Canada when once they had walked the plains.
They were once hunted by sportsmen in India as ‘big game’ as was the American bison .
The bison naturally migrate to Horse Butte during the winter to find food and escape deep snows.
Among the animals most commonly represented are the bison , the bull and the horse.
There are tigers here, but it's elephants, monkeys and bison that you're most likely to see sipping at the reserve's lakes.