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Thousand-year-old butchered bison found in South Dakota

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.

Extinct bison remains found in Florida

The 13,000-year-old remains of an extinct species of bison have been found at the Old Vero Man site in Vero Beach, Florida. "It most certainly puts bison on the menu when we know people were here in Vero Beach at that time," said lead archaeologist Dr. Andrew Hemmings. "An 8-foot-tall bison

Ancient bison kill site “destroyed”

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.

Students excavate 10,000-year-old Bison kill site

A group of students from the University of Oklahoma helped uncover bison bones and weapons at a 10,000-year old bison kill site. This was the second year the team had been excavating the site, so they knew what to expect when they were digging around in the sticky red dirt, but

Bones of hunted Bison found in Minnesota lake

The bones of Bison with cut marks on them have been found at the bottom of Lake Victoria in Minnesota. The large quantity of bones were the remains of a Native American kill site, Mather believed, where people had killed and processed the bison for food, tools and weaponry. No skulls were

Bison bones tell of Texas prehistory

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

Millennia-old Bison killing field found in Montana

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