Creation of a free-roaming population of European bison in the Bryansk Region (Russia)

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  • Elena F. Sitnikova “Bryansky Les” State Biosphere Nature Reserve, Russia

Keywords:

European bison, free-ranging group, telemetry, GPS collars

Abstract

Initial results of efforts to create a free-roaming population of European bison at the territory of the Bryansk Region are presented. In 2011–2012 more than 20 animals were re-introduced there. Presented are details of the animals’ adaptation
to conditions in the wild, and described results of a successful use of GPS collars for tracking movements of the bison herd.

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Published

2013-09-01

How to Cite

Sitnikova, E. F. (2013). Creation of a free-roaming population of European bison in the Bryansk Region (Russia). European Bison Conservation Newsletter, 6, 47–58. Retrieved from https://ojs.wisent.org/index.php/czasopismo/article/view/92

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