Bison Antiquus en Bison Fossils from the Mid-South <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bison roamed the Mid-South for thousands of years, and their remains can be found in sand and gravel bars throughout our region.&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 23:48:00 +0000 Steve Pike 44015 at Bison Fossils from the Mid-South Bison Fossils In The Mid-South <p>From Richardson’s Landing, TN, to Greenville, MS, the sand and gravel bars of the Mississippi River cut through old sediments in the riverbed and along its banks, exposing fossil remains of ancient bison that roamed the Mid-South at least 10,000 years ago.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">These ancestors of modern bison stood almost seven feet tall at the shoulder, and weighed around 2,000 pounds.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 22:45:35 +0000 Steve Pike & Justin Willingham 28158 at Bison Fossils In The Mid-South