Extinct Long-horned Bison & Ancient Bison (Bison latifrons and B. antiquus) Fact Sheet, 2009
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classified and grouped according to their relationships to each other and to their ancestors.
Species: Bison latifrons - Long-horned bison
|Distribution & Status||Behavior & Ecology|
Locomotion: High shoulder blades and tall spines on neck vertebrae allow bison to move front limbs in a long, extremely efficient gallop.
Predators: American lions (Panthera atrox), possibly sabertoothed cats (Smilodon), and dire wolves (Canis dirus).
|Reproduction & Development||Species Highlights|
|Longevity: Estimated around 14-16 years at age when enamel on molars completely worn.||
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