Wisents in the Carpathians – S4C on MRI blog

The situation of wisent (European Bison – Bison bonasus), the largest terrestrial mammal on the continent, is far from secure. After centuries of habitat loss and degradation and severe poaching resulted in the near-extinction of wisents in Europe, efforts have been underway to restore this great species to the Carpathian Mountains, part of the species’ original home range and one of the most promising regions for the species’ recovery.

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