Formation of free ranging population of Bison bonasus L. in the Central Russia region, based on the National Park “Orlovskoe Polesie”

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  • Natalia Geraskina National Park “Orlovskoe Polesie”, Oryol region Russia

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Bison bonasus, introduction, conservation, monitoring, Russia

Abstract

At the territory of National Park ”Orlovskoe Polesie” and neighboring territories, efforts towards the reintroduction of Bison bonasus L. are conducted since 1996. Initially 85 animals were delivered to this region, now their population number reaches 285 individuals in 3 groups. A behavior typical for this species is observed. The population is monitored with the use of radio collars.

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2013-09-01

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Geraskina, N. (2013). Formation of free ranging population of Bison bonasus L. in the Central Russia region, based on the National Park “Orlovskoe Polesie”. European Bison Conservation Newsletter, 6, 59–64. Retrieved from https://ojs.wisent.org/index.php/czasopismo/article/view/93

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