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Is a bison a mammal?

Yes a bison is a mammal. There are only 2 species of bison, the European Bison and the American Bison. This bison in the United States are mistakenly called buffalo when they are truly bison.

What scientific name of buffalow?

Depends on the type - there's quite a few. If you mean the American plains buffalo, also known as the plains bison, it's Bison bison bison. The American wood buffalo, a subspecies, is Bison bison athabascae. The Asian water buffalo… Full Answer