wildlife Archive

  • The trail camera in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    The trail camera in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Over 6 years American scientists together with International Radioecology Laboratory (Slavutych, Ukraine) collected a lot of amazing shots: elk (European moos), red deer, roe deer, wild boar, fox, hare, badger, Przevalsky horse, raccoon dog, beaver, otter, polecat, hedgehog and some birds got into the frames. That time we used to apply white flash cameras. Recently I got a new digital infra-red system, it significantly widens abilities of wildlife researchers: to record new species or new their habitats, to get relative estimation of the critters population, to reveal their preferences or seasonal behavior, etc. etc.

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  • Photos of Reptile, Insect, Amphibia in Chernobyl zone

    Photos of Reptile, Insect, Amphibia in Chernobyl zone

    Photo collection of reptile, amphibian shot in the territory of Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

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  • Demographic parameters of a Przewalski horse population in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl power plant

    Demographic parameters of a Przewalski horse population in the exclusion zone of the Chernobyl power plant

    The review about population of Przewalski horses is prepared by scientists-biologists (Zharkikh T.L. and Yasynetska N.I.). These scientists directly engaged in researches of these animals in the conditions of a Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and the Zone of Unconditional (obligatory) Resettlements. In 1998, the Biosphere Reserve Askania Nova launched a Programme on establishing a free-roaming population [...]

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  • Automatic photography of wild animal in chernobyl zone

    Automatic photography of wild animal in chernobyl zone

    Present results of wild animal study by using of automatic camera. All pictures were created directly on the territory of Chernobyl zone of alienation. 

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