Bison in the Kraansvlak dune area. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
May 23, 2013

French blood for bison Kraansvlak

Three bison bulls from the nature reserve Réserve Biologique des Monts d'Azur in the south of France are introduced to Kraansvlak on May 22nd. The French bulls will bring new blood
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Bisoncalf drinking. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
May 13, 2013

Early baby-boom this year

After the delightful news of the birth of the first bison calf last week, there is more news from the herd. A second calf is born!
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First bisoncalf 2013. Photo: Julia Wiese
May 7, 2013

First bison calf of the year

The first bison calf of the year is spotted on May 7th! She was spotted during fieldwork. The little one and her mother are doing fine and already met up with the herd. The calf
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Bisoncalf with mother. Photo: Esther Rodriguez
April 17, 2013

Oldest bison cow dies

The oldest cow of the herd died at the beginning of this week. She was watched more closely as her condition diminished in comparison to the rest of the herd. Her fat reserves were
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Bison bull. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
April 2, 2013

Bison frequently watched

The extensive check-up of the condition of the bison in March indicated that they were in good shape at the end of the winter period. Now that the winter is lasting longer than
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Bison in the Kraansvlak dune area 2013. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
March 19, 2013

Bison in good shape

Before the official start of spring, the annual check-up of the animals was done. Under the supervision of veterinarian Mark Hoyer, the animals were checked to see how their health
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Bison excursion. Photo: Leo Linnartz
February 14, 2013

Many visitors check out the bison

Many visitors have gone for a walk in bison territory the last few months. The last half year of 2012, more than 500 visitors have been on an excursion in Kraansvlak. Most of them
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Opening Bison trail 2012. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
November 9, 2012

Grand opening wisentenpad

The official opening of the wisentenpad took place by Mr. Johan Remkes, provincial governor Noord-Holland, and Mr. Niek Meijer, mayor of Zandvoort on Friday November 9th. About
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4 calves and 2 mothers. Photo: Ruud Maaskant
August 13, 2009

A fourth wisent calf has been born!

In the Dutch national park Zuid-Kennemerland for wisent calves were born this summer. They were the first calves to be born in the wild since in april 2007 several wisent were
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Bisoncalf 2009. Photo: Ina Roels
June 18, 2009

A third wisent calf has been born!

At the beginning of June, another wisent gave birth to a calf. The first days she was separated from the rest of the group, but after a week the young mother and her calf rejoined
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