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European Bison 4

Uploaded by: Wunderjump

Tuesday August 20, 2013

Wolin, Poland

Caption: A young bull European Bison in a small reserve in the Wolin National Park, Poland. There are only 4,200 specimens of this species, exterminated like the American Bison more than one century ago. It is slightly more slender and taller than the American Bison and lives in the forests.

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2. Wunderjump
3:22 PM GMT on August 27, 2013
Thank you, Cowgazer! there are now about 1,000 European Bison in Poland and the number is slightly increasing. Most are in the Bialowieza forest, on the border with Belarus, and a few at Wolin, close to Germany. The IUCN has classified the species from endangered to vulnerable, so the trend is positive.
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1. Cowgazer
3:51 PM GMT on August 26, 2013
Great to see the population growing from only 12 animals in 1919, they were extinct in UK in the 12th century, but some small herds are held by Zoo's now. Great series and so nice to see them.
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