The Bison Personality

Portrait of a Bison Personality

Scientific Name

Bison bison

Collective Term

A convention of bison

Bison are pragmatic, strong shouldered individuals who excel in the art of compromise. They are resourceful and dedicated to the pursuit of success.

As is typical of a herbivorous personality, the bison is a resourceful, determined individual with a strongly conservative bent. Not one to rock the boat, it avoids drawing attention to itself while it quietly goes about it business.

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Famous Bison Personalities

Al Gore

So Al Gore was known as a boring plodder, so boring in fact that by his own admission, his Secret Service code was "Al Gore". But no one doubts his ability to shoulder huge responsibility.

Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford was hardly an exciting President -- filling the gap between a disgraced Nixon and Jimmy Carter. But he did the job solidly and without complaint - in typical bison style.

Careers & Hobbies

  • Accountant

  • Politician

  • Lawyer

  • Manager

  • Banker

  • Judge

  • Long walks

  • Chess

  • Golf

Best Mates for a Bison

All animal personalities relate to each other differently - some better than others! Here are the three best matches for a Bison.


Nicely balanced


Together forever




Roaming buddies


A rich and satisfying marriage


Do it in the outdoors


Dinner for two


Sensible and stable


Well matched

Animal Matchmaker

Choose any two animal personalities from the lists below and see how they match up.