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Unearth Facts About North American Buffalo

Which species rely on Buffalo? What is wallowing? What are the Shoshone and Arapaho words for Buffalo? Learn about the animal’s history and habitat, and their role as the largest land mammal in North America.
All About Buffalo Herd

All About Buffalo

Many plant and animal species in Wind River and the North American high plains depend on Buffalo for survival. The Buffalo hold them together.

Buffalo History

History of the Buffalo

Yellowstone is the only place in the lower 48 states to have a continuously wild Buffalo population since prehistoric times.

Healing with Buffalo Group

Healing with Buffalo

Buffalo were once vital to the wellbeing of Indigenous communities — and after thousands of years we know they are still in our DNA.

Native American Values Landscape

Native Values

The history between Native peoples and Buffalo is not a story that everyone knows, but the histories are intricately intertwined.

Buffalo Myths and Facts

Myths & Facts

Many of our stories are rich with lessons and teachings of buffalo, but there are modern-day myths that we believe are better off dispelled.

Buffalo Research

Science & Research

As conservation Buffalo make a return to areas where they once roamed, research plays an important role in preservation and protection.

Buffalo Educational Resources

For Educators

Build curriculum about Buffalo habitat and history, and the connections between the animal, people, and land.