A bison kept in Azerbaijan's Shahdag reserve gave birth to a cub, taking their total number to three.
The bisons were brought to the country as part of the "Reintroduction of Bison in Azerbaijan" program initiated by IDEA Public Union, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, and the WWF Azerbaijan office.
According to Arzu Samadova, Deputy Chief of the Biodiversity Protection Service, the total number of bisons in the country has reached 15.
She noted that the cub is healthy and has already adapted to local conditions and joined the herd.
"According to the Cooperation Agreement signed between IDEA Public Union and Shahdag National Park, 12 bison from French and Belgian zoos were brought to the Ismayilli branch of Shahdag National Park in May last year and released into the wild for rehabilitation of endangered bison, their reintroduction and growth in the country's nature.