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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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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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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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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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As of June of 2014, there are around 500,000 bison in the United States. This is an ever-growing number that is expected to nearly double.

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Rhinoceros horns don't contain ivory, which is a hard, white material found in animal teeth and tusks. A rhinoceros' horn consists of keratin, the protein found in hair and animal hooves, and deposits of calcium and mela...

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