Ecological characteristics of habitats and state of “Berezinsko-borisovskaya” and “Volozhynskaya” European bison populations

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  • Peter Kozla Państwowe Stowarzyszenie Badawczo-Produkcyjne „Centrum Naukowo-Praktyczne", Białoruska Akademia Nauk
  • Grigorij Yanuta The State Research-Production Association “The Scientifically-Practical Centre of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus on Bio-resources”. Minsk, Belarus
  • Povel Velihurau The State Research-Production Association “The Scientifically-Practical Centre of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for bio-resources”, Minsk, Bielarus
  • A. Kazarez Belgosohota, Ministry of Forestry of the Republic of Belarus, Minsk

Keywords:

European bison, population dynamics

Abstract

The present state of the populations of the European bison (Bison bonasus) “Berezinsko-borisovskaya” and “Volozhynskaya”, natural food supply in their habitats are reviewed. The size of “Berezinsko-borisovskaya” population of European bison increased from 7 to 27 individuals, but of “Volozhynskaya” population of European bison increased from 15 to 80 individuals. The ecological characteristics of populations (population dynamics, birth rate, death rate, indexes of fertility birth) are presented. The problems of population management are discussed.

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2013-09-01

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Kozla, P. ., Yanuta, G., Velihurau, P., & Kazarez, A. (2013). Ecological characteristics of habitats and state of “Berezinsko-borisovskaya” and “Volozhynskaya” European bison populations. European Bison Conservation Newsletter, 6, 37–46. Retrieved from https://ojs.wisent.org/index.php/czasopismo/article/view/91

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