European Bison Eastern
Distribution: Herds in Eastern Europe (Poland, Belarus, Russia, Estonia, Lithuania, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria) are believed to be purebred from the original captive stock.
Description: The wisent is the largest European game animal. Females have slimmer horns, a thinner neck and a smaller hump than males. Compared with the North American bison, the wisent is a taller, longer-legged animal with weaker forequarters and stronger hindquarters, and it has straighter horns.
CITES: Not listed.