Another elk dies in a traffic accident in south Bohemia. The second case this year

2017 - 06 - 21
Another elk dies in a traffic accident in south Bohemia. The second case this year

Scientists and conservationists are sounding an alarm bell. Another elk died in a traffic accident on the roads in the southern part of the Czech Republic. The animal lost its life on a road towards the Austrian border. The vehicle hit the creature as it crossed the road, on Sunday between midnight and 1 a.m. Scientists who monitor the last remaining stock of elk in the Czech Republic published the information today.

“We contacted the …

Another elk dies in a traffic accident in south Bohemia. The second case this year
Více

The first young wisent this year was born today in our nature reserve; male Polanin has become a father for the first time

2017 - 05 - 09
The first young wisent this year was born today in a nature reserve; male Polanin has become a father for the first time

The first of this year´s young wisent was born today in the large herbivore reserve in a former military area in Milovice, which is only 30 kilometres from the capital city of Prague.

“It was born this morning most probably – the female still had the placenta. The young is almost certainty a female,” stated Dalibor Dostal, the Director of the European Wildlife conservation organisation.

The new member has changed the herd’s behaviour. The male …

The first young wisent this year was born today in a nature reserve; male Polanin has become a father for the first time
Více

Last year, a census showed there were over ninety European bison in the Czech Republic

2017 - 04 - 07
Last year, a census showed there were over ninety European bison in the Czech Republic

European bison numbers are on the rise in the Czech Republic. At the end of last year, there were 93 animals in the country, as the results of the second national census of these animals endangered throughout Europe indicate. In 2015, over seventy animals were kept in this country.

“The growth in numbers has been facilitated not only through successful breeding of the species in a large portion of domestic institutions, but also through the …

Last year, a census showed there were over ninety European bison in the Czech Republic
Více

Scientists do not believe their own eyes. A total of 42 percent of Czech butterfly species were counted on a small grazing area. Thanks to wild horses

2017 - 03 - 16
Scientists do not believe their own eyes. A total of 42 percent of Czech butterfly species were counted on a small grazing area. Thanks to wild horses

The results of a census of butterflies from a wild horse pasture in the former Milovice military training area outside Prague have taken scientists’ breath away. In two years, the hoofed mammals managed to create a site with a high degree of species diversity, referred to as a “hotspot”. An analysis of the butterfly monitoring results was completed by experts in recent days.

“In 2016, we recorded 59 species of diurnal butterflies in the pasture …

Scientists do not believe their own eyes. A total of 42 percent of Czech butterfly species were counted on a small grazing area. Thanks to wild horses
Více

Climate change is altering the North Pole. Instead of minus 30 degrees, the temperature is above zero in the Arctic regions

2017 - 02 - 08
Climate change is altering the North Pole. Instead of minus 30 degrees, the temperature is above zero in the Arctic regions

Climate change is becoming increasingly evident in the Arctic regions. The recent strong storm brought masses of warm air over Greenland as far as the North Pole, where it is now 30 degrees warmer than usual as sea ice melts locally due to the warming.

During the storm, the wind was about 140 kilometres per hour, lifting waves at sea over 16 meters high. Consequently, the temperature around the North Pole reached over the past …

Climate change is altering the North Pole. Instead of minus 30 degrees, the temperature is above zero in the Arctic regions
Více

European Wildlife

„Only one per cent of European Wilderness remains. Help us protect it!“

Do you have a question? Write to us info@eurowildlife.org

Sign up for our newsletter

The registration is free and may be cancelled anytime. We will send news and updates of our web sites. To cancel your subscription enter your already registered e-mail address.
© Copyright 2008 - 2020 European Wildlife • All rights reserved.