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Bison antiquus
Temporal range: Pleistocene
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Bison antiquus
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Fossil
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B. antiquus
Binomial name
Bison antiquus
Leidy, 1852

Bison antiquus, sometimes called the "ancient bison", was the most common large herbivore that lived in North America during the Pleistocene for over ten thousand years, and is a direct ancestor of the living American bison.

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