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n. - European bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison.

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  • The forest was declared a hunting reserve in 1541 for the protection of wisent.
  • Before Man came herds of wisent and mastodon kept the land mostly clear, and herds of white tail roamed.
  • The short-horned kind, with its hump and shaggy mane, was also fairly common east of the mountains; it closely resembled the familiar wisent of Europe.
  • European bison or wisent as they're known in Poland are distantly related to American bison and are different in that they are forest dwellers, rather than roaming the... for more
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