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Mammalian Biology

, Volume 68, Issue 2, pp 122–125 | Cite as

Winter movements of European bison in the Białowieża Forest Poland

  • Sophie RouysEmail author
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Key words

Bison bonasus habitat use herbivore snow-tracking 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mammal Research InstitutePolish Academy of SciencesBiałowieżaPoland
  2. 2.MSc, International Centre for EcologyPolish Academy of SciencesUstrzyki DolnePoland

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