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deer elk buffulo caraboo and that's it

i think rabbits lived there too


The types of animals that lived in the great plains are still there today. Many of the animals such a deer, buffalo caribou beaver, and rabbits, served the Indians who lived there in the way of food, clothing, and other various needs.

The Indians would hunt, kill, and have such animals for food. However, the buffalo hides were used to make teepee's or clothes, blankets, and bags (such as to hold arrows).

Beaver or rabbit hides would be used for clothing.

When the white settlers came to live in the area, the animals mostly served as a source of food.

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