The wisent is back to the Carpathian Mountains!

After a 300-year absence, 17 European bison or wisent were reintroduced to the Carpathian Mountains in a historic effort to restore the keystone herbivore to various locations around the continent.

But this rewilding effort, the largest for bison in European history, is not an isolated achievement for just wisent or Romania. It is part of a continent-wide initiative, a movement, if you will, to bring back faunal assemblages to European wild lands.

Read full article in the National Geographic’s website.


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