Bison Jump Hunting Technique

Contrary to popular belief

Grasslands and prairies of North America


The bison jump wasn’t a daily occurrence or the linchpin of Native American hunting.

Herbivorous, with a diet consisting of grasses, sedges, and other vegetation


While there’s evidence of sporadic use, it’s essential to debunk the notion that it was a widespread or primary method.

15-20 years

Average Lifespan

Native American tribes exhibited remarkable ingenuity

Lives in herds, with males and females forming separate groups for most of the year and coming together during mating season

Social behaviour

They were relying on a  diverse array of techniques tailored to their environments and the  behavior of their prey.

1000-2200 pounds (450-1000 kg) for males; 800-1200 pounds (360-540 kg) for females

Average Weight

Imagine a creature more massive than a small car, with a strength that could rival the engines of modern trucks!

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