Bovidae

Morphology

Weight
between 800 and 1,000 kg for males
Height
1.8 m to 2 m at withers
Length
up to 3 m

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Family
Bovidae
Bison binonasus


DIET

This ruminant feeds on some 250 different plant varieties, predominantly grasses, with bark and leaves in addition.
 

Reproduction - LIFESPAN

The animal can live up to 15 to 20 years.
Mating takes place at the end of the summer and the beginning of the autumn.
There is a 9-month gestation period.
 

LIFESTYLE - habitat

This bison is a herd animal. The mixed herd is usually led by an adult female and does not exceed thirty or so individuals.
Forest is the natural habitat of the European bison.
 

DID YOU KNOW ?

It’s the largest land mammal in Europe