Rewilding Europe bison release on Swedish TV

Release of European bison, Bison bonasus, in the Tarcu mountains nature reserve, Natura 2000 area, Southern Carpathians, Romania. The release was actioned by Rewilding Europe in May 2014. (Staffan Widstrand / Rewilding Europe)

Watch European bison being released into the wild. Swedish TV program Mitt i naturen followed the long journey of the bisons, from Avesta Visentpark in Sweden to the rewilding area in the Tarcu mountains, Romania, where they were released in the wild. Staffan and others from Rewilding Europe involved in the bison release explain why the bison is such an important species in Europe. The release is a big event and many Romanians gather to celebrate the return of the bison. Watch Episode 7 here