Chernobyl Oddities

• Oddities Chernobyl

The Chernobyl accident was the largest tehnokatastrofoy in the modern history of mankind. One mistake cost the lives of tens of thousands of people, on the body of the planet appeared a terrible scar, overgrown until now. The territory near the station, not to mention the Pripyat remains a zone of alienation. Until recently it was thought that there would not be a long time to appear normal flora and fauna, but recent studies have brought very unexpected result - nature takes its an alarming rate.

Chernobyl Oddities

The idea of ​​the project

Scientists from the UK launched a project to study how the planet is restored after such a terrible catastrophe. In particular, the researchers were interested in the state of the local flora and fauna: it is important to understand how long it takes nature to return to the correct path of development.

Chernobyl Oddities

Beasts of the last

The first study on the ground showed a surprising picture: in the Chernobyl exclusion zone is not only virtually restore the population of the animals are endemic, but there are several species that were considered extinct more than a century ago.

Chernobyl Oddities

The worst of the war

We have to admit that man destroys the world much more effectively than some kind of nuclear explosion and subsequent radioactive contamination. Over the last thirty years in the area of ​​animal exclusion was many times more.

Chernobyl Oddities

wildlife

On the side of the Ukrainian territory, researchers discovered 45 cameras, which allow data to understand the true dimensions of the population of the local fauna. Chernobyl forests reminiscent of the pastoral image of a textbook on biology: wild boars, wolves, deer and foxes feel here quite well.

Chernobyl Oddities

Nuclear Reserve

And still there were rare, has long been seen before in this area animals. European lynx, brown bear, bison and even the Przewalski horse - radiation can not be a good thing, but you know what? It affects the nature of a lot better than people. We can say that we are worse than nuclear war for the flora and fauna of our planet.