Wisent in the wild at Kraansveld, The Netherlands 2012, The Wisent or European Bison. A project that started in 2007 in the sand dune area near the Dutch coast line. It is a cooperative project of PWN Waterleidingbedrijf Noord-Holland, Stichting Duinbehoud, ARK and Stichting Kritisch Bosbeheer. The herd is doing well and consists of 16 wisents. Impressive animals. The height of senior male is easily 2 meters and taller then most human males. They are around 800 kilos and can run 65 meters per hour.