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All the 12 young wisents came back to the territory of the Main Wisent Breeding Center.

The story about 12 young wisents, which left the territory of the breeding center on July 10, 2017 after the storm had ruined the fence of the open-air cages of the wisents with broken trees, finally received its happy end. The whole herd was moving through the territory of the Prioksko-Terrasny Zapovednik towards the center and managed to enter it.
During these months, starting with the moment we found the animals on July 14, our specialists monitored every step of the herd. They noticed that on their way back the animals chose the vary path, which they had used to leave the breeding center. On Saturday July 15 the wisents crossed the border of the Prioksko-Terrasny Zapovednik and came back to the specially protected natural area. We realized that the runaway animals were safe now, but we continued the monitoring of their location and movements.

Our reserve would like to say thank you to everybody, who was concerned with the fate of the animals and helped us to find them.