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Number of bison in North America

How many bison are there in North America?

500,000

North American bison live in river valleys, on prairies and plains.  There are 500000 bison in North America.  It is interesting to know that Americans eat very often bison meat.  Did you know that bison meat contains 2.42 grams of fat, 143 calories, and 82 milligrams of cholesterol per 100 grams of cooked lean meat?  Keep in mind that Bison are not domestic animals and should be treated with caution and respect.  It is interesting to know that bison generally live 20-25 years.

This fact is verified on : November 8, 2013.





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