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picture caption in second section of article
Although a minor issue, the picture on the left currently states "wild bison and calf" when it is plain to someone who can identify sex that the two bison in question are an adult male, and and adult female bison.
"Bison meat is generally considered to taste very similar to good beef, but is lower in fat and cholesterol, yet higher in protein than beef". That in the article. Also, Buffalo can roam free range and live in the wild, eat off poor grass and do not need to be overwintered in barns or given special feeds.
The obvious question arises; why are they not farmed instead of cattle? 22.214.171.124 (talk) 20:37, 6 October 2015 (UTC)
The section that contains "The first thoroughfares of North America, except for the time-obliterated paths of mastodon or muskox and the routes of the Mound Builders, were the traces made by bison and deer in seasonal migration and between feeding grounds and salt licks" appears to be plagiarized. While this wording is used verbatim in many websites (probably stolen from this Wikipedia page), it also appears in the 1985 book "Pioneer Trails West." The tone of writing in this section is much more 'floral' and does not sound encyclopedic. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 126.96.36.199 (talk) 02:58, 19 October 2015 (UTC)