The massive herds and flocks of animals

• The massive herds and flocks of animals

there are not many places that have not invaded the civilization on the world map. The few escaped human intervention corners managed to preserve the pristine nature and become home to entire colonies of animals, birds and organisms. Travelers who paved the itinerary through one of the 10 places, get a unique chance to observe the large concentrations of a variety of fauna in their natural habitat at very close range.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

The ecosystem of the Serengeti, Tanzania, stretching from north to the south of Kenya, is one of the oldest and best preserved in the world. Its pristine expanse inhabited by more than 4 million animals and five hundred species of birds. In the migration period, you can see an unforgettable sight - thousands of antelopes, zebras, gazelles, rhinos, elephants and many other animals are moved from the northern hills to the southern plains in search of water.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

The westernmost point of Europe - Látrabjarg rock in Iceland - during the nesting season is home to millions of seabirds. For cormorants, deadlocks, northern gannet, razorbills and guillemots can be seen from an incredibly close, the main thing is not to get carried away over the process and do not forget that you are on the cliffs 450 meters high.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

Virtually untouched corner of nature Aldabra Atoll is home to the world's largest population of giant tortoises. Their number is on the island is estimated at about 150 000, and their density is more than 650 individuals per square kilometer.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

The high temperature and salt concentration making Lake Natron area, located in Tanzania, unfit for lives of most inhabitants of wildlife. Aggressive lake surroundings were quite comfortable only for the blue-red algae and small flamingos. As to the poisonous lake not approaching predators, bird family phoenicopteridae it was the only breeding site.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

In the cave Bracken Bat Cave in Texas lives the largest colony of bats. The mating season is home to over 20 million individuals - almost the same number of inhabitants has the second most populous city in the world to Beijing.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

In the autumn in the woods Mexican states of Michoacan and Mexico City fly for wintering Monarch butterflies. Millions of the insects gather in colonies close to the trees, "coloring" of orange.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

In the waters of the Gulf of Australian Heymlin Poole lives a colony of ancient microorganisms - cyanobacteria. Their size ranges from 0, 1-1 to 20-100 microns, so the naked eye can not see them, but you can watch the results of their work - they built stone columns tridtsatisantimetrovye stromatolites.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

Earth red crab lives only on Christmas Island. During the breeding season the island is literally no place to step into millions of crustaceans leave their burrows and move to the coast to spawn.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

Jellyfish Lake on Eil Malk island in Palau through the cracks and tunnels connected with the ocean, so the water is salty. At the same time the reservoir is isolated and the only of its major inhabitants are more than 2 million gold and moon jellyfish. Due to the absence of predators, they lost their stinging cells of the tentacles and appendages of the tentacles, so diving enthusiasts can swim with them.

The massive herds and flocks of animals

Located in the Atlantic Ocean Zavodovsky island - the habitat of one of the largest populations of chinstrap penguins. On the piece of land area of ​​25 km² constantly live about 2 million king penguins.