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Białowieza, "Royal Oak Trail" - Oak Stefan Batory
Poland

Oak Stefan Batory circumference 494 cm and a height of 34 m was hunting in the Bialowieza Forest in r.1579 after taking Plock and r.1581 before the parade at Pskov. Built a hunting manor of the traditional white imprison. He founded the first zoo in the forest.

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