Leonardo DiCaprio lauds birth of bison calf in Canterbury
Leonardo DiCaprio has lauded the birth of a bison calf at a conservation project in the Kent countryside.
European bison were released into woodland near Canterbury in July as part of a rewilding project to help restore the area to its natural state.
The Hollywood star shared an image of the bison to his 55.6 million Instagram followers.
It was the first bison to be born in the UK wild in thousands of years.
The actor - who describes himself as an environmentalist - frequently uses his social media platform to comment on issues related to climate change.
Baby bison born in Kent countryside
In the post, DiCaprio describes the animals as ecosystem engineers as, through their natural behaviour, create light and space for other wildlife to thrive.
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