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Bison - Good Luck Minis®

SKU 341822

  • 192 Pieces Per Bag. Only Available in Bulk Purchase.
  • Although Bison once roamed the North American plains from North Mexico to Alaska, they now occupy just a fraction of their original range. These grassland grazers are the largest mammals in north America, measuring up to 10 feet long and weighing around a ton.
  • Scientific Name: Bison bison
  • Characteristics: These tiny replicas of the one-ton Bison catch their grandeur in the palm of your hand. Use them in a western or grasslands diorama or school project, or create artwork or charms using the figures.
  • Size and Color: Like the real things, these Bison minis feature several shades of brown and even sport tiny horns. They are about the size of a large game die.
  • Bison are part of the Good Luck Minis® collection
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free
  • History

    Overhunting in the 1800s led to Bison being endangered, their numbers dropping from tens of millions into the hundreds. However, intense conservation efforts have brought them back from the brink, and there are now over 20,000 wild Bison in North America, with at least five herds numbering over 1000 animals. Even though no longer in decline, Bison are still considered Near Threatened because all the animals reside in managed conservation areas, and they are dependent on government and management philosophies for continued progress. Herd restoration continues to be the goal of both government and community-based groups.

    • Recommended Age: 5+
    • Size in cm: 5.08 W x 25.5 H
    • Size in inches: 2.0 W x 10.04 H
    • UPC: 095866341800
    Despite once numbering around 50 million, the bison is virtually extinct in the wild. Those remaining roam in small herds within boundaries of national parks.