Note 104
From Chapter 41 of the Decline & Fall

Without losing myself in a labyrinth of species and names - the aurochs, urus, bisons, bubalus, bonasus, buffalo, etc., (Buffon. Hist. Nat. tom. xi., and Supplement, tom. iii. vi.,) it is certain, that in the sixth century a large wild species of horned cattle was hunted in the great forests of the Vosges in Lorraine, and the Ardennes, (Greg. Turon. tom. ii. l. x. c. 10, p. 369.)

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