Site Inpired by the book, They
Came from the Bronx: How the Buffalo Were Saved from
Extinction by Neil Waldman
This page can be downloaded as a Microsoft
Word worksheet by clicking here: Just keep on following the Buffalo!
I What can
you make from a Buffalo?
1. Click here to go to:
2. Click on a Buffalo part and then click on the object you think
that Native Americans used to make from it..
3. Read the entire pop-up window before writing down your answer.
4. You must click the pop-up window's Close Button all the way at the
bottom before going back to the big buffalo.
Here is your quiz:
1. Hooves? ______________________________________
2. Tail? __________________________________________
3. Skin and Fur? __________________________________
4. Ribs? _________________________________________
5. Horn? ________________________________________
II How much
is a Buffalo worth, nowadays?
Click here to go to:
which will take you to results for
The Fort Niobrara Annual Bison
Sale (NE) October 8, 2003
Look at that one chart at the top of the page and answer the following
1. What was the average
price paid for a mature
2. The highest price for
a mature cow?
3. The highest price for an Adult
4. How many Adult Bulls were sold
5. How many Yearling Bulls?
6. What did they sell more of, Yearling Bulls or Yearling
Exactly how many more?
7. What do you think the word "Heifer" means? ____________
8. How much more than an average
Yearling Heifer did a Yearling Bull cost? ____________
9. Round the average price of a Bull Calf to the nearest hundred
10. Do the same for the average price of a Yearling Bull. ____________
11. About how many times as valuable was that Yearling, compared to the
12. What was the most expensive Buffalo of all? ____________ The
least expensive? ____________
13. How many Buffalo of all ages, male and female, got sold that day in
Part III What can you find out on your own?
Click here to get
your Web of Life from the teacher's web site at http://viking.coe.uh.edu/~mroy/puma/page37.htm
. Go to the school library and using the Key Word, endangered,
pick out a book about the animal that interests you and use it to help
complete your Web of Life.
& / or
Click here to go to:
Download the PowerPoint presentation and begin adding your own research
If you would like add your own
research to this page, please e-mail us:
buffalo @ cs57.com