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  • n  European bison having a smaller and higher head than the North American bison
  • n  large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle

  • Last week in Springe, Germany, zoologists congratulated themselves over two weak, newly born animals, part aurochs, part American bison.
  • All around, rhinos, bison, aurochs, lions, deer and reindeer appeared, as if born of the cave itself.
  • The aurochs were the last of their kind surviving from prehistoric times.
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  • Inside China: China touts euro landing craft
    Chinese state-owned media recently showcased the importance of its newly delivered Zubr-class air-cushioned landing craft. The world's largest hovercraft was built and sold to China by Ukraine. Col. Gen Yansheng , spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of National Defense, confirmed May 30 that the first Zubr [aurochs or European Bison] had ...
    June 21, 2013 - The Washington Times

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