Number of wisents in the Czech Republic passes one hundred for the first time since the Middle Ages

2018 - 03 - 13

The number of endangered European bisons (wisents) in Czech herds continues to grow. Last year their number passed the symbolic level of one hundred individuals for the first time in modern history. “Altogether one hundred and six wisents lived in Czech herds up to the last day of 2017,” specified Dalibor Dostal, the Director of European Wildlife conservation organisation, the local organisation of which Czech Landscape is a regional office of the international organisation European …

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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 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 …

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Wild horses will help protect nature in Podyji National Park of – they are coming from England in spring

2017 - 01 - 16

Wild horses coming from Exmoor in England will help preserve two unique localities in Podyji National Park, on the border between the Czech Republic and Austria. Eleven animals brought from England should settle in the National Park this year. The preparations for their arrival started last year in September.

In Podyji the animals will maintain a total area of nearly 70 ha. ‘‘In contrast to domestic animals, they are not choosy and they graze even …

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A large herbivore reserve was visited by experts from the Austrian branch of the worldwide preservation organisation WWF today

2016 - 11 - 09

Representatives of the Austrian branch of the World Wide Fund for Nature, better known under the abbreviation of WWF and thanks to a black and white panda in its logo, visited a reserve of large herbivores in the former military area of Milovice today.

Six experts came to get acquainted with the experience of the project which uses wild horses, wisents and backbred aurochs to preserve wild steppes. It has gained international success thanks to …

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For the first time in the world. Wild horses, wisents and aurochs in one nature reserve

2015 - 12 - 06

Europe has had a world rarity since today. The former military training area Milovice in the Czech Republic has become the first place where all three crucial species of large herbivores of Europe appear. It means wild horses, wisents and aurochs.

“A similar sight has not come along for maybe the last several thousand years,“ says Dalibor Dostal, the Director of European Wildlife conservation organisation. Wisents were exterminated in nature at the beginning of the …

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