lovenature:  European Bison In Europe’s wild east, conservationists reintroduced the iconic European bison to Poland’s Białowieża Forest in ...

lovenature: European Bison In Europe’s wild east, conservationists reintroduced the iconic European bison to Poland’s Białowieża Forest in ...

European Bison; USA, Wyoming, Bison Cow and Calf, Yellowstone National  Park. - Stock Photo

European Bison; USA, Wyoming, Bison Cow and Calf, Yellowstone National Park. - Stock Photo

The European bison (Bison bonasus), or 'wisent', is similar in appearance to its North American relative. Bison in the Bialowieza Forest in Poland have traditionally been fed hay in the winter for centuries, and vast herds may gather around this diet supplement.

The European bison (Bison bonasus), or 'wisent', is similar in appearance to its North American relative. Bison in the Bialowieza Forest in Poland have traditionally been fed hay in the winter for centuries, and vast herds may gather around this diet supplement.

POL, 2006: Wisent, Europaeischer Bison (Bison bonasus), Bulle steht auf einer Lichtung im Wald. [en] Wisent or European Bison (Bison bonasus), bull standing on a clearing. | POL, 2006: Wisent or European Bison (Bison bonasus), bull standing on a clearing.

POL, 2006: Wisent, Europaeischer Bison (Bison bonasus), Bulle steht auf einer Lichtung im Wald. [en] Wisent or European Bison (Bison bonasus), bull standing on a clearing. | POL, 2006: Wisent or European Bison (Bison bonasus), bull standing on a clearing.

Bison in Poland's Bialowieza Forest~ Yup I even traveled all the way here to say hello the to the cousins from their relatives in Yellowstone "Niech Zyją żubry." ❤

Bialowieza, Europe's last primeval forest – in pictures

Bison in Poland's Bialowieza Forest~ Yup I even traveled all the way here to say hello the to the cousins from their relatives in Yellowstone "Niech Zyją żubry." ❤

The Białowieża Forest (Puszcza Białowieska) is thought to be the last remaining intact primeval forest in Europe. The forest is home to around 800 wisent (żubr in Polish), which is a protected species of European bison. You can watch them in their natural environment.

The Białowieża Forest (Puszcza Białowieska) is thought to be the last remaining intact primeval forest in Europe. The forest is home to around 800 wisent (żubr in Polish), which is a protected species of European bison. You can watch them in their natural environment.

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