Bison antiquus

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Bison antiquus
Temporal range: Pleistocene
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Bison antiquus
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B. antiquus
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Bison antiquus

Bison antiquus, sometimes called the "ancient bison", was the most common large herbivore that lived in North America during the Pleistocene for over ten thousand years, and is a direct ancestor of the living American bison.

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