The remains of a butchered bison dating back 1,000 years has been found at a put in South Dakota. It is unusual to find large portions of the animals still in tact, said Alan Outram, professor of archaeological science at the University of Exeter, located in South West England, United Kingdom.
A 2,000-year-old bison kill site in Montana has been damaged during a coal mine expansion project. “All of these remains are highly butchered bison remains that are beautifully preserved and extremely rare,” said Finley, who will be among the team headed to the site today to examine the extent of damage.
Bison bones, tools and ancient fire pits have been found near the Mexican border in Texas. Bison were an important part of prehistoric life, a major component of human diets, customs, clothing and hunting patterns. Bones have been found throughout much of North America, but never in the Eastern Pecos region
A bison kill site used at least 1,000-years-ago has been found along the Two Medicine River in Montana. Researchers say the 9-mile-long project area, containing a preserved system for driving bison over a cliff, bison bones and remnants of two campsites, could become one of the largest and most significant