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Chairs scraped back and customers hastily vacated their tables as the tall young buffalo hunter pushed open the swing doors and walked towards the bar.
A common sign is the growth of fat pads along the collar bone and on the back of the neck ( buffalo hump ) and a round face often referred to as a " moon face.
Gaur are said to look like water buffalo at the front and domestic cattle at the back due to their heavily muscled and enlarged forequarters compared to their relatively small hindquarters.
Mowgli runs back to the jungle with Shere Khan's hide but soon learns that Buldeo and the villagers are planning to kill Messua and her husband, so he rescues them and sends elephants, buffalo and other animals to trample the village and its fields to the ground.
Water buffalo have been domesticated in the Philippines as far back as pre-Hispanic times and are often used by farmers in the Philippines to plow the fields and as a means of transportation.
After the buffalo went over the cliff, the Indians would go to the bottom and take as much meat as they needed and could carry back to camp.
The deity sent the three chiefs back to the earth with a buffalo to help them till the land.
These include, but are not limited to, having sunken cheeks and / or " humps " on the back or back of the neck ( also referred to as buffalo hump ) which also exhibits due to excess cortisol.
Indian tribes could more easily follow the buffalo herds as they migrated from north to south and back.
After he had prayed all day and then gone to sleep, he awoke to find that the Great Medicine had brought him back down to the ground, but left the buffalo head at the top near the edge.
The Cayuse were skilled horsemen, and used horses for catching animals and for their trip over the Rocky Mountains each year to bring a supply of buffalo back to their women and children.
The lower resonance chamber or pet is covered with parchment made out of goat skin on which a strip of thick leather is placed around the waist ( and nailed on the back of the chamber ) which supports the elephant-shaped bridge that is made of camel or buffalo bone usually ( made of ivory or Barasingha bone originally but now that is rare due to the ban in India ).
The front hooves of the buffalo are wider than the rear, which is associated with the need to support the weight of the front part of the body, which is heavier and more powerful than the back.
During war both the chest and back are covered with the sabbe buffalo hide, and over it they wear a black cloak made of indigenous fibre.
Captain Howard Stansbury, U. S. Army Topographical Engineer, was exploring a route back from the Great Salt Lake over Laramie Plains in the summer of 1849 when his party encountered stampeding buffalo near the present city of Laramie, which was taken to be a sign of Indian hunters.
Hyde writes in Empires, Nations and Families that " Bent's Fort was the one spot on the Santa Fe trail where exchanges with Indians were welcomed and encouraged, and the effects of those conversations on both sides were far-reaching ... archaeological evidence tells us that people sat in the courtyard together and smoked — a lot ". Bent managed trade to and from the fort: he provided a safe zone in the area and a supply goods for its store, as well as shipping buffalo robes back to St. Louis for sale.
Don Miguel Lopez de Loarca renamed the island ’ s name from Hambil to Isla de Carabao because the island when seen from afar resembles that of a water buffalo ’ s back submerged in murky water.

buffalo and legend
According to legend, Frank and Jesse James hid out on Sterling Creek in the 1870s to raise horses and hunt buffalo.
According to legend, a young Blackfoot wanted to watch the buffalo plunge off the cliff from below, but was buried underneath the falling buffalo.
* Coyote and the buffalo-Colville legend about why buffalo don't live near Kettle Falls.

buffalo and Nan
The ruler of Nan went there on a buffalo, while the ruler of Phrae went there on a horse.
When they met to divide the land between them the one from Phrae rode on a horse, the one from Nan on a buffalo to the meeting point on top of a mountain.
Hence Phrae uses a horse in their seal, while Nan uses a buffalo.

buffalo and were
Other species of wild bovines were also domesticated, namely the wild water buffalo, Gaur, and Banteng.
In the Havana zoo, the peacocks, the buffalo and even the rhea were reported to have disappeared during this period.
His major innovations were to blend these traditional elements in a new way, to systematize the approach to battle, and to standardize organization, methods and weapons, particularly in his adoption of the ilkwa-the Zulu thrusting spear, unique long-term regimental units, and the " buffalo horns " formation.
They were known to go as far east as the Great Plains of Montana to hunt buffalo, and as far west as Celilo Falls to fish for salmon on the Columbia River.
On the Plains, some tribes engaged in agriculture but also planned buffalo hunts in which herds were driven over bluffs.
Sharps rifles were a staple of the buffalo hunters in the late 19th century.
By the mid 1970s wildebeest and the Cape buffalo populations had recovered, and were increasingly cropping the grass, reducing the amount of fuel available for fires.
The Métis were valuable employees of both fur trade companies, due to the their skills as voyageurs, buffalo hunters, interpreters and knowledge of the lands.
Others were working as free traders, or buffalo hunters supplying pemmican to the fur trade.
The buffalo were declining in number, and the Métis and First Nations had to go further and further west to hunt them.
Prior to the 1870s there were vast herds of buffalo in Nebraska which provided fresh meat and jerky for the trip.
Fuels used were wood, buffalo chips, willow or sagebrush.
It was determined that the Wood Buffalo Park bison were actually cross breeds between plains bison and wood bison, but that their predominant genetic makeup was truly that of the expected " wood buffalo.
Cattle and buffalo were first intentionally crossbred during the mid-19th century.
Cowboys were joined by a motley assortment of buffalo hunters, gunmen, adventurers, and crooks.
They said these people were three times the size of a man of the present day, that they were so swift and strong that they could run by the side of a buffalo, and, taking the animal in one arm, could tear off a leg and eat it as they ran.
The government promised to stop the buffalo hunters who were decimating the great herds of the Plains, provided that the Comanche, along with the Apaches, Kiowas, Cheyenne, and Arapahos, move to a reservation totaling less than of land.
Within just ten years, the buffalo were on the verge of extinction, effectively ending the Comanche way of life as hunters.
The Lakota were eventually confined onto reservations, prevented from hunting buffalo and forced to accept government food distribution.
The Santee and Lakota were forced to accept white-defined reservations in exchange for the rest of their lands, and domestic cattle and corn in exchange for buffalo.
Many Cheyenne did not sign the treaty, and they continued to live and hunt on their traditional grounds in the Smokey Hill and Republican basins, between the Arkansas and the South Platte, where there were plentiful buffalo.
When the Northern Cheyenne arrived at Indian Territory, conditions were very difficult: rations were inadequate, there were no buffalo near the reservation and according to several sources, there was malaria among the people.

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