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CONSERVATION 101

The American Bison


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The American bison (pronounced “buy-son”) is the national mammal of the US. Bison and buffalo look alike, but buffalo are wild cattle native to Africa and Asia; bison are wild cattle native to Europe and North America.READ MORE

A Need For Speed


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  • Able to run at nearly 60 mph, pronghorn outpace any North American land mammal.
  • Peregrine falcons stoop (dive) on prey at more than 200 mph.
  • The fastest mammal? Mexican free-tailed bats can fly at 100 mph.