A countdown of five of the most captivating ancient bison fossil discoveries and relatives provides thrills as readers discover more about the biological, social, and hunting characteristics of these Ice Age creatures.
Part of the X-Books: Ice Age Creatures series
X-Books are for kids who love facts—especially in bite-sized portions! Visual learners will enjoy the graphical design as they read about large Ice Age animals that used to roam the Earth. A Top 5 countdown captures the most fascinating fossil finds as readers discover the biological and social features of each glacier creatures as well as how they went extinct. Plentiful images and sidebars are sure to launch a lifetime of xciting reading without limits!
What sort of world did Ancient Bison inhabit? In this captivating story, readers will travel back in time to see how bison have evolved and developed over the past two hundred thousand years. Steppe Bison traveled across the Bering Land Bridge to North America, where they settled and evolved into two types of bison: Steppe Bison and Long-horned Bison. Ancient Bison lived in a world filled with mammoths, ground sloths, and other creatures. They roamed the Americas until about ten thousand years ago, becoming smaller and quicker and finally evolving into the American Bison that still exist today. Ancient Bison are extinct, but their gene pool lives on through their close relatives, including bison, cattle, sheep, and buffalo. This book is a fascinating time travel adventure that young readers will return to again and again, sifting through knowledge and discovery with every turn of the page.
–Children's Literature, 11/06/2022