Four European bison have been released into ancient woodland in Kent, where they should transform the ecosystem
18 July 2022
It is a special day for Tom Gibbs, one of the UK’s first two bison rangers. Four bison are being released this morning in woodland near Canterbury, south-east England, marking the first time the huge herbivores have been introduced to the wild in the UK. This is a major milestone for proponents of rewilding UK landscapes, where wildlife and plant declines aren’t slowing.
“The job just captured my imagination,” says Gibbs when I visit the site ahead of …