The European bison (Bison bonasus), also known as wisent or the European
wood bison, is a .... The European bison has 14 pairs of ribs, while the American
bison has 15. .... Zoos in 30 countries als...
Today the largest concentration of European bison can be found in Poland's
Bialowieza ... A large fence divides the forest along the border of the two
countries, and ... The highland or Caucasus bison (Bison bonasus caucasus) has
In western Europe the plain is comparatively narrow, rarely exceeding 200 miles
(320 ... Like many other delta plains, this area has rich and fertile soils and a flat
terrain that is ... plant life extending approximately east to west across the country.
... of crop rotation, in which half the agricultural land was left fallow each year...
Since 1973, Lithuania has been one of few European countries with a vital free-
ranging ... Key words: European bison, population status, range extension ...
individuals for reproduction were left, thus, as a spe- ... The largest free-ranging
and fenced ..... Damage of tree species in the places of concentration of free
protection significantly, since in many countries the largest forest areas ... Over
half of Europe's original forest cover has disappeared. .... We are overjoyed to
observe that there are still very rich forests left ... A group of European bison in ...
host the largest concentration of yew (Taxus baccata) in Europe, totalling 20,00...
At one time, in the mid-1500s, Poland was the largest state in Europe. ... In the
southern part of the country, by contrast, older and more diverse geologic ....
provides shelter for a small herd of wisent, or European bison, all that remain of
the .... Wave after wave of political émigrés has left Poland since the mid-18th
Colofon. Rewilding Europe originates from an initiative by the World Wide Fund
for .... average by 78%, whereas the population has ... But the biggest 'threat' to
..... Open, broadleaved forests where bison, deer, wild horses .... members from
different European countries, ..... a high concentration of biodiversity, un-
Poland (Polish: Polska), is one of the larger countries in Central Europe. It has a
long Baltic Sea coastline and is bordered by Belarus, the Czech Republic,
Germany, ... camps were located in Poland; of these Auschwitz is the most well
known. ..... there is fortunately a minor line left that connects the two countries
An estimated 30 to 60 million bison living in North America. 1700's. to. 1800's. As
Euro-Americans settled the country, moving westward from the east coast, they
brought changes to native ... Homesteaders collected bones from carcasses left
by hunters. .... This year=s winter marked the largest slaughter of the northern
Similarities between some of the European Paleolithic sites and the 'bison jump'
... Most of the animals were then systematically butchered in situ and the
remainder left to rot. ... Concentrations of projectile points are an indicator of a
mass-kill event ..... Even though Birka has the highest number of burial sites