Posted by: atowhee | May 9, 2016


In this election year there are many mammals in the news: elephants, donkeys, a jackass (you know who I mean), rats, weasels, people who are bats, skunks, laughing hyenas (more beloved than many of our fellow hominids), guerillas and gorillas, but there is now real news about a noble mammal that we humans almost drove to extinction.  Behold America’s new National Mammal:bison

Time for a set of commemorative stamps.  Put the buffalo on our paper money.  When the gas is all fracked out, let’s turn the grasslands back to the buffalo.  They know best how to use it.


  1. You can see what we used to do here: first seen (by me) on Ken Burn’s series The West.

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