White Bison

White Bison

Genus
Bison
Species
bison
Life Span
18-22 years in the wild, 30 years in captivity (40 years is the oldest)
Geographic Range
Found living in grasslands, forests and scrub forests in western South Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana. They are privately raised throughout the United States.
Offspring
1-2 calves
Conservation Status
Near Threatened
Fun Fact
White Bison are not considered albino bison. In fact, it’s been said that they get their color pigmentation from being a cross of brown bison and charolais cattle. Therefore a white bison isn’t a true bison. They are actually 1/16th charolais cattle.