Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.
Field Guide to the North American Bison (Sasquatch Field Guides Series) Paperback – January 22, 2002
The Amazon Book Review
Author interviews, book reviews, editors picks, and more. Read it now
Top customer reviews
There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.
The descriptive section, pages 12-24 had the most valuable information about the Bison themselves, although the page on viewing them today (p.38) did give some hints on what to do or not do when watching them.
Actually the worst part of the book (other than not really making it clear just how unsure estimates of original herd size really are) was on p.32 describing the Sharp's Buffalo rifle as having a .45 caliber 30 inch barrel capable of hitting at a quarter of a mile. From my reading I've read that the Sharps came in several calibers and barrel lengths and most hunters tried to get close in for their shots. Other than that even this page was good.
There's a map showing you where to find public viewing herds but it has only the vaguest of directions on how to get to them, no addresses, phone numbers or websites.
Short, a little bit pricey, but you will learn a little something.