Two Men Pose With A Mountain Of Bison Skulls Waiting To Be Ground Into Fertilizer, Mid-1870's
In less than 200 years the population of the American Bison, the most numerous single species of large wild mammal on Earth, was reduced to a count of just over 1,000. By 1889 the lucrative business of buffalo skin and bones, combined with what critics think was the implicit blessing of slaughter b