Bison and their extinction



The beginning of a docu-series on the bison and the plains they once roamed.

Vocal Characteristics



Voice Age

Middle Aged (35-54)


North American (General) North American (US General American - GenAM) North American (US Midwest- Chicago, Great Lakes)


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returned from the edge of extinction. The bison's presence is magnificent, and yet their story is filled with tragedy and played a significant role in Canada's history and people. The film explores the bison story in North America from the last ice age to the current day. Bison returned from the edge of extinction, tells of Canada's role in the life of the bison in North America. Estimates vary between 30 million to 60 million. Bison once roamed the plains of North America. Yet the bison were very close to being made extinct, and the film explores how and why this occurred. We revisit the devastating effects the loss of bison had on First Nations people and what follows that shapes today's people.