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Behaviour and daily activity rhythm of European bison in winter

A description is given of the basic patterns of behaviour in the European bison, Bison bonasus Linnaeus, 1758, during the winter in the Białowieża Primeval Forest such as: feeding, drinking, eliminative behaviour, resting (lying and standing), grooming, walking, playing, sexual behaviour and cowcalf relationships. It was found that there is considerable similarity to the characteristics of behavio…