Formation of Borisov-Berezinsky European bison population and its present state

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  • Alexander Kashtalian State Nature Protection Institution «Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve», Belarus

Keywords:

Bison bonasus bonasus, population dynamics, spatial structure, Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve

Abstract

A review of the history of creation of European bison population (Bison bonasus bonasus) in the vicinity of the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve is presented. Described are the population dynamics, birth and death rates. Presented are datas on the formation of the spatial structure of this population and seasonal migrations of the bison. The prospects for further existence of Borisov population, and measures necessary for its maintenance are evaluated.

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Published

2009-09-01

How to Cite

Kashtalian, A. (2009). Formation of Borisov-Berezinsky European bison population and its present state. European Bison Conservation Newsletter, 2, 17–29. Retrieved from https://ojs.wisent.org/index.php/czasopismo/article/view/165

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