Russia

European and American Bison in Russia   The Buffalo Commercial Buffalo, New York Feb 16, 1882 –By Imperial permission, a bison hunt was recently organized in the neighborhood of Balostock, in Russia, and two bison were killed and forwarded to St. Petersburg. There are considerable herds of those animals in the wild forest districts known as White Russia, and lying between Balostock and Litovsk.     First load. 2006 Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Wood Bison Transplant In 2007, 30 wood bison from Elk Island National Park were transferred to Lenski Stolbie Nature Park in the Republic of Sakha, a northeastern … Read more

Wood Bison

Most all Wood Bison are in Canada  (Bison bison athabascae) [Changed to Bos bison athabascae from Bison bison athabascae to align with Nature Serve 2005]   This story was published in three different newspapers in 1969 Tragic End for Buffalo Calf After Innovative City Surgery: A buffalo calf, who underwent a unique neck surgery last week, sadly passed away on Saturday. This rare wood buffalo was part of Elk Island Park’s herd and one of the two female calves born this spring. After a daring charge into a post, she suffered two fractured vertebrae. A team of experts, including a … Read more