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Deforestation in Eastern Europeâ€™s Puszcza Bialowieska is threatening the areaâ€™s flora and fauna, warned Polish environmentalists on Wednesday.
New research has found that the European bison, Europeâ€™s heaviest surviving land animal, is still in danger of extinction, despite heroic conservation efforts.
The future existence of bison in Europe relies on a handful of closely related captive animals, which scientists fear could leave them vulnerable to certain illnesses due to weak genetic diversity.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.