Moose & Weasel’s PALS
Bison bison, with two subspecies, the (Bison bison bison) and the Wood Bison (Bison bison athabascae)
Plains Bison live in open fields and meadows, and Wood Bison prefer woodlands with wetlands.
Bison are Canada’s heaviest land animal! Wood Bison weigh around a metric ton, like a small car, while the Plains Bison males weigh in at about 750 kg. Both can be over 2 m tall.