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November 19, 2017

Filed under: bison,ecology — bisonquest @ 6:30 pm
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There’s a reason that bison have such big heads (a bull head can weigh up to 200 lbs).  They can forage through 1- 2 feet of snow by using their head to push snow aside to reach any vegetation underneath.

Moving snow

Using their massive heads, bison can reach vegetation below snow.

Here Gigi is finding some green grass under the snow that grew as a result of our fall rains .

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