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Calves at play Wisent (Bison bonasus) - two calves at play in the sun, I could have stayed forever standing there watching them... Bison bonasus,European bison or wisent,Fall,Geotagged,Germany,animals,autumn,nature Click/tap to enlarge

Calves at play

Wisent (Bison bonasus) - two calves at play in the sun, I could have stayed forever standing there watching them...

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  1. Like a spring feeling...in october :) Posted 4 years ago
  2. Quick question - were these in the wild or in a park? I have read that the only really wild European Bison in Germany are in Rothaargebirge. Is this where you saw them? I want to travel there to have a look - any tips? Posted 3 years ago

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The European bison , also known as wisent or the European wood bison, is a Eurasian species of bison. It is the heaviest surviving wild land animal in Europe; a typical European bison is about 2.1 to 3.5 m long, not counting a tail of 30 to 60 cm long, and 1.6 to 2 m tall. Weight typically can range from 300 to 920 kg , with an occasional big bull to 1,000 kg or more. On average, it is slightly lighter in body mass and yet taller at the shoulder than the American bison . Compared to the American.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Nov 9, 2015. Captured Oct 27, 2015 16:04 in K213, 31832 Springe, Germany.
  • NIKON D50
  • f/5.6
  • 10/5000s
  • ISO800
  • 190mm