European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

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European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

Post by Alexander » Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:55 am

Last tuesday I went to a naturereserve not far that from Amsterdam where they have reintroduced the European bison in 2007. Its an area of arround 300 hectares where they live. I did see a couple of them in the far distance. Awesome animals they are! Hopefully in the futur they will enlarge the livingspace for them. And introduce them hopefully to more good habitat for them.

See for more info: www.wisenten.nl/wisenten-uk/wisent

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Post by Alexander » Thu Oct 10, 2013 5:46 am

And also interesting the recreating of an auerochs lookalike cattle.

breedingback.blogspot.de/2013/08/how-big-was-aurochs-really.html

http://www.aalborgkommune.dk/kultur-og- ... 010-ny.pdf

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Re: European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

Post by Alexander » Fri Oct 11, 2013 4:56 am

And some more information on restoring former wildlive.

www.eurowildlife.org/news/the-aurochs-i ... rasslands/

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Re: European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

Post by Dave Brown » Fri Oct 11, 2013 8:39 am

Wouldn't have thought you had much space in Holland, Alexander.

Just don't wear red if visiting, unless you can run very fast.
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Post by Alexander » Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:41 pm

Dave Brown wrote:Wouldn't have thought you had much space in Holland, Alexander.

Just don't wear red if visiting, unless you can run very fast.
Well you should never run fast away! But keep a save distance of about 75 meters. And not turn you back to them nor looking in their eyes.

And I never wear red anyway.

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Re: European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

Post by Dim » Fri Oct 11, 2013 8:38 pm

I thought that a bison was something that an Australian washed his face in
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Re: European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

Post by Alexander » Sat Oct 12, 2013 2:03 am

Dim wrote:I thought that a bison was something that an Australian washed his face in
Well Australia had never bisons. Only marsupials.

And I am talking about the species Bison bonasus.

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Re: European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

Post by Conifers » Sat Oct 12, 2013 6:51 am

Alexander wrote:
Dim wrote:I thought that a bison was something that an Australian washed his face in
Well Australia had never bisons. Only marsupials.

And I am talking about the species Bison bonasus.

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Dim was making a dim joke about Australian pronunciation, they pronounce 'basin' the same as English people pronounce 'bison' :wink:


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Re: European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

Post by Dave Brown » Sat Oct 12, 2013 8:32 am

Dim wrote:I thought that a bison was something that an Australian washed his face in
Shame we don't have a like button, I'm cracking up over this :lol: I saw the funny side, even if off topic to Alexander's subject.
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Re: European bison in the wild in The Netherlands.

Post by Alexander » Sat Oct 12, 2013 3:40 pm

Conifers wrote:
Alexander wrote:
Dim wrote:I thought that a bison was something that an Australian washed his face in
Well Australia had never bisons. Only marsupials.

And I am talking about the species Bison bonasus.

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Dim was making a dim joke about Australian pronunciation, they pronounce 'basin' the same as English people pronounce 'bison' :wink:
I see, I had allready some sort of feeling. Well I am not so familiar with the language from Down Under, otherwise I would have noticed it.

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