On Monday, May 5, 2014, His Serene Highness Prince Gustav of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg accompanied by the Mayor of Bad Berleburg, Mr. Bernd Fuhrmann, and the coordinator of the European Bison Project, Ms. Coralie Herbst, participated in a press conference at Schloss Berleburg to announce the results of the Bison project, Wisent Welt Wittgenstein.
According to AFP News, the Wisent Welt Wittgenstein is a:
“…government-funded initiative which last year released the herd in an effort to restock the bison in the wild. European bison were once plentiful across Europe and Russia, though their numbers were decimated to near extinction by hunting and habitat encroachment.”
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