Ireland

American Plains Bison in Tayto Park Ireland Fota Wildlife Park in Ireland Fota Wildlife Park has a new resident! The park today announced the birth of a baby European bison, born on October 25. The five-and-a-half-week-old female was born to mother Blue and father Hyssop. The European bison, also known as the ‘wisent’ is a distinctive looking animal with a thickset body, short neck and a visible hump at the shoulder. They have a dark brown mane under the neck and forehead and a big bull can weigh up to 1,000 kilos and reach a height of six feet. Classified … Read more

England

A small herd of four European bison will be released into a woodland in southeastern England in spring 2022 Alex Fox  Correspondent July 15, 2020 After thousands of years, a herd of wild bison will be reintroduced to a nature preserve in the United Kingdom in spring of 2022, reports Damian Carrington of the Guardian. The reintroduction will take place in a 2,500-acre area called Blean Woods in southeast England near Canterbury, according to a release. The $1.4 million “Wilder Blean” project, led by the Kent Wildlife Trust and the Wildwood Trust, will release a group of four European bison (Bison bonasus) into the woodland in … Read more