History, current state and perspectives of conservation of European bison in Ukraine

Authors

  • Iwan Parnikoza Kyiv Ecological & Cultural Center, Ukraine
  • Vladimir Boreiko Kyiv Ecological & Cultural Center, Ukraine
  • Vladimir Sesin Kyiv Ecological & Cultural Center, Ukraine
  • Maryna Kaliuzhna Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

Keywords:

European bison, Bison bonasus, selective killing, Red Book of Ukraine

Abstract

The reasons for sudden decline of the Ukrainian population of the European bison (Bison bonasus L.) were analyzed on the basis of historical data and current information. Described are the present status of E. bison population in Ukraine and breeding activities in zoos. Proposed are measures necessary to restore the population of this species in the country. 

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Published

2009-09-01

How to Cite

Parnikoza, I., Boreiko, V., Sesin, V., & Kaliuzhna, M. (2009). History, current state and perspectives of conservation of European bison in Ukraine. European Bison Conservation Newsletter, 2, 5–16. Retrieved from https://ojs.wisent.org/index.php/czasopismo/article/view/164

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