Bison are mammals that have roamed the North American grasslands and plains for millennia. Commonly known as “Buffalo,” the American Bison is known by the scientific name Bison bison. We have worked extensively with bison hides in our leather working journey and gained much knowledge along the way. We know Buffalo. As we travel across the USA throughout the year, we get to see these magnificent animals in their natural habitat. We talk with Ranchers about their herds and have even purchased a small herd of our own. Keep reading to learn about the American Bison through the eyes of a Leathersmith!