2013 an eight-strong herd of wisents (the European bison) was reintroduced in the Rothaargebirge (Rothaar Mountains) in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. So for the first time after a half millennium wisents live on the territory of modern Germany.
Yup, definite thing with bisons. coffeentrees: Photo by The iconic and endangered European bison, Bialowieza, Poland. Image taken on assignment for and the story about this project published in Jost Brewer Magazine in May by natgeo
European bison (Bison bonasus), also known as wisent (/ˈviːzənt/ or /ˈwiːzənt/) or the European wood bison, is a Eurasian species of bison. It is one of two extant species of bison, alongside the American bison.