Tatanka: Story of the Bison (South Dakota, USA) Reviews
Newest Review: ... BISON: At one time as many as 30-60 million bison roamed the plains of North America. But sadly mainly due to the White invasion by the close of the 19th century, it's estimated that less than 1,000 bison survived. This museum is a tribute to this amazing animal. I thought they were called buffalo. Well, no. ther only buffalo that exist are found in Southern Africa - the Cape buffalo or Asia. - the water buffalo. These plains animals are bison. It is believed that the name buffalo came from the French explorers who called them 'les boefs' meaning oxen or cows. There are two types of bison, the wood bison and the plains bison and the p... more
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by - written on 19/07/11, updated on 21/01/12 (Very useful, 37 readings)
Tatanka, Deadwood South DaKota WHERE IS TATANKA? We spent a couple of days in Spearfish near deadwood and one day spent the day in and around Deadwood. This place was just outside the city on the way back to Spearfish just off Highway 85. Initially we were not sure whether to bother as there are so many museums and the like in the area but as we had been distinctly underwhelmed by deadwood we decided we would take a look at this 'Story of the Bison' known as Tatanka which in Lakota means 'Bull Buffalo' or 'Big Buffalo'. This museum is a tribute to the history of the bison in the USA. TIMES AND PRICES: The museum is ... Read the complete review
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