Bison Wallow

Wallowing is when bison roll on the prairie to give themselves "dust baths." Wallowing creates a saucer-like depression called a wallow out on the prairie. Wallows were once a common features of the plains; usually these wallows are dust bowls without any vegetation.

 
Bison Wallow Sequence #1

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Bison Wallow Sequence #2

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Bison Wallow Sequence #3

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

 
Bison Wallow Sequence #4

NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz

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