Casper, Wyoming, USA

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Bison kill site dating to about 6000 bc. Plano hunters stampeded a herd of about 100 bison and trapped them in a steep‐sided U‐shaped arrangement of sand dunes from which they were unable to escape. Once trapped in this way, the hunters dispatched the beasts using spears.


G. C. Frison, 1974, The Casper site. New York: Academic Press

Subjects: Archaeology.

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