Thursday, March 24, 2016

Wild Bison Reintroduced to Netherlands

European bison went extinct in the wild in 1919, but now a few thousand are back, grazing in forests and on plains in a handful of countries. The first four of a group of 11 animals—Europe’s largest living land animal—were reintroduced into state forest land in the Netherlands earlier this month.

The Dutch government hopes the carefully bred and selected animals—three bulls and eight cows—will multiply.


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