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European bison

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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...

European Bison - Bison bonasus - Blue Planet Biomes

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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 been ...

Rewilding Europe – with bison - TRVL

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Hello Poland, where the European bison has been brought back from the brink ... They're the largest terrestrial animals in Europe and they're absolutely ... “They were saved from extinction and now they live in freedom in a large European country like ... By the early 1920s there were just 54 European bison left in the world.

Europe|Poland Wants Bison to Multiply, but Others Prefer Subtraction

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Jun 29, 2015 ... The officials in charge of the country's national forests do not always welcome the idea of ... But the stars of the park are the European bison, one of the great ... National Park, the largest concentration of the creatures in the world. ... Already, she said, the herd in Bialowieza has grown too large for the park...

Farm Crops Depredation by European Bison (Bison bonasus) in the ...

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Jul 28, 2012 ... This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract. European bison, the largest mammal in Europe, after being ... yet to be monitored and is rather neglected in post-Soviet countries. ..... Protection of valuable crops or areas with high concentration of depredation (fencing, electric fencing);.

European Bison ( Bison Bonasus ) in Lithuania: Status and ...

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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 bison.

Polska (Poland) - Churches of all ages and World War II Memorials

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Dec 23, 2015 ... In the old city there was only one wall left standing, this wall is ... Warsaw has of course a statue of Copernicus, just like so many other ... the place where the European Bison was re-introduced into the wild. ... to Poland to visit Auschwitz and Birkenau, the Nazi concentration .... Country road lined with trees.

Poland travel guide - Wikitravel

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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, ... camps were located in Poland; of these Auschwitz is the most well known. ..... with Belarus, famous for its old growth trees, bogs, European bison, and wolf packs.

History & Overview of Treblinka | Jewish Virtual Library

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In those years, the only Nazi concentration camp names that were familiar to most ... According to Raul Hilberg in his book The Destruction of the European Jews, there ... were at Belzec, Sobibor, Chelmno, Majdanek and Auschwitz- Birkenau, all in .... The movie "Europa, Europa" has a scene in which Jewish refugees are ...

Poland

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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 century.

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Bison bonasus (European Bison, Wisent) - IUCN Red List

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The population decreased by >20% between 1990 and 2000, and has ... Range Description: European bison Bison bonasus is the largest herbivore in ... By the end of the 19th century, there were only two populations of European bison left in the ... Captive populations are well distributed in 30 different countries worldwide  ...

European Bison: The Animal Files

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European Bison are smaller than their better-known American Bison relatives. ... Slowly the European Bison was eradicated from countries across Europe and in ... In addition the species has a slightly higher calf mortality rate than what would  ...

Bison Rewilding Plan - Rewilding Europe

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Rewilding Europe Bison Rewilding Plan, 2014–2024. Publication ... largest European land mammal in the wild than there are ... in Europe has just begun, and there is a long way to go to ..... about one million hectares of land are left fallow ..... At the country level, strongholds ... due to concentration of bison and subsequent.