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Bison is a mammal that usually lives in grass plains and forest. It has a hair skin type. The preferred food type is herbivore. The average weight of the bison is 1,000kg - 1,300kg (2,200lbs - 2,500lbs). The top speed it is able to reach is 35km/h (22mph). These mammals usually live 15 - 20 years. Bison which scientific name is bison bison grows 2m - 2.7m (6.6ft - 9ft).

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Facts about bisons
NameBison
KingdomAnimalia
Size (L)2m - 2.7m (6.6ft - 9ft)
Skin TypeHair
GenusBison
PredatorsHuman, bear, wolves
PhylumChordata
Scientific NameBison bison
DietHerbivore
LifestyleHerd
ColourBrown, tan
FamilyBovidae
TypeMammal
ClassMammalia
Average Litter Size1
Distinctive FeaturesHuge head and a shoulder hump
Conservation StatusThreatened
OrderArtiodactyla
HabitatGrass plains and forest
Weight1,000kg - 1,300kg (2,200lbs - 2,500lbs)
Life Span15 - 20 years
Main PreyGrass, acorns, berries
Top Speed35km/h (22mph)
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