National park «Smolensk Lakeland»


The bison returned to the Smolensk region

March 25, 2016

To the National Park Smolensk Lakeland arrived two females of the European bison.

The trip to Smolensk bison went well and now exploring new lands. In November 2015 from Yaroslavl Zoo were introduced first bisons (bulls Yaroslav and Jari). Since 2014 the National Park Smolensk Lakeland is among the participants of the programme “Study and restoration of European bison in Central Russia”. In the framework of this project planned to create in the Park area wild population of bison, in accordance with the Strategy for the conservation of bison in Russia.



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