Category: American Bison

Bison Footcare: Mary Ann’s Hooves Are Made for Walking

The American bison is North America’s largest and heaviest land mammal. The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is home to three bison – two-year-old Verbena and Yarrow, and 19-year-old, Mary Ann. To ensure the health and wellness of the Zoo’s bison herd, each individual receives an annual wellness exam from the Zoo’s veterinary team, which includes a full body exam, bloodwork and a hoof trim.  Much like human feet, bison hooves also experience the effects of... Read More
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