Lithuanian wisents awe visitors but anger farmers

  • 2020-10-02
  • Linas Jegelevicius
The population of roughly 250 Lithuanian wisents (European bison or stumbrai in Lithuanian), descendants of the long-extinct aurochs, either roam and graze vegetation in freedom or chew fodder from make-shift wisent enclosures at several nature preserves, such as those in Pašiliai in the Kėdainiai region in central Lithuania, or at the Žvėrinčius wisent reserve in the Telšiai district in northwestern Lithuania. A true expert on Lithuanian wisents Perhaps no one knows these animals better than Eugenijus Družas, who has spent the past 1...
The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times. If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times, please authorize yourself.

In case you don't have a subscription yet - please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section