By Malgorzata Krasińska, Zbigniew A. Krasiński
The powerful and majestic ecu bison is the relictual embodiment of the wildness of prehistoric Europe. Tragically, the millennia due to the fact that point have visible such a lot of species pushed to extinction by means of human affects, and the eu bison has merely narrowly kept away from an analogous destiny. at the present time, the species represents the symbolic sentinel of profitable conservation activities in a global during which such achievements stay few and much between.
From an early degree within the restitution of the eu bison, husband-and-wife crew Małgorzata Krasińska and Zbigniew A. Krasiński were engaging in proper administration tasks and getting to know all points of the bison, from its morphology and nutrition, to its activities, social lifestyles and copy, and the conservation administration activities which were taken to reserve it. Now they've got summarised this wealth of data at the species, giving upward push to a ebook excellent for college students, specialist biologists and conservationists, but in addition for all nature enthusiasts.
This re-creation of the monograph deals largely up-to-date content material taking into consideration learn performed at the ecu bison within the previous couple of years. additionally featured, a brand new bankruptcy dedicated to wisdom of the genetics of the species drawn up by way of Małgorzata Tokarska of the Białowieża-based Mammal study Institute PAS.