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The difference between bison and buffalo has to do with the thick fur, short horns, massive head and distinct hump present in bison. Though they belong to the same family of mammals, the American bison is a distinct genu...

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Buffalo and bison are not the same animal, although people often mistakenly refer to the American bison as a buffalo. Buffalo and bison are both ungulates but are different species.

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Male and female buffalo differ significantly in size. A male buffalo, a bull, weighs up to 2,000 pounds, while a female buffalo, or cow, is only half as heavy.

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Buffalo and bison are not the same animal, although people often mistakenly refer to the American bison as a buffalo. Buffalo and bison are both ungulates but are different species.

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Wild American buffalo, known as bison, are ecologically extinct throughout much of their native habitat. The few remaining populations are found in western North America in national parks and in smaller wildlife areas.

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A male buffalo is called a bull, whether referring to the American bison or the African water buffalo. American bisons are often labeled as buffaloes, though technically this term is incorrect.

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There are actually three different species with the common name buffalo. All three are large, dark brown or black horned mammals in the clade Bovidae, but they are not closely related.

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