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The number of wild reindeer is growing in the Kronotsky reserve

05.05.2020

The number of wild reindeer is growing in the Kronotsky reserve

Experts came to such an optimistic conclusion after conducting aerial counts of animals from the Kronotsky-Zhupanovsky herd, the only one preserved in Kamchatka. The key winter pastures of the Red Book animals were examined from a helicopter. According to scientific estimates, in three years the number of wild reindeer has increased by 20%.

The fact that there are geysers in the Kronotsky Reserve became known 79 years ago.

05.05.2020

The fact that there are geysers in the Kronotsky Reserve became known 79 years ago.

April 14, 1941 was included in the calendar of memorial dates of Kamchatka as the day of one of the greatest geographical discoveries of the twentieth century. The first geyser in the specially protected area, was discovered by the reserve’s employees - geomorphologist Tatyana Ustinova and observer Anisifor Krupenin. In the summer they discovered a whole valley of geysers.

Attributes of children's holidays continue to threaten the inhabitants of the ocean

05.05.2020

Attributes of children's holidays continue to threaten the inhabitants of the ocean

Waves nailed to the coast of Olga Bay an orange balloon depicting Donald Duck, the hero of the Disney cartoons. Olga Bay is a section of the Pacific waters of the Kronotsky Reserve, where various species of sea animals and birds, including the Red Book species, live. For each of them, a bright and harmless, at first glance, the object was a threat. The appearance of a foreign object in the reserve was another confirmation that some of the modern traditions of people do not pass without traces for wildlife, and sometimes entail the death of animals. Bright objects attract the attention of animals and birds, which perceive them as food: for example, salmon or salmon caviar.

The shooting of the film “Kamchatka. A story in foxes." begins in the Kronotsky Reserve

05.05.2020

The shooting of the film “Kamchatka. A story in foxes." begins in the Kronotsky Reserve

The author of the project, documentary filmmaker Dmitry Shpilenok, flew to the peninsula. Work on the film will begin in the coming days. The first location will be the Kronotskaya-Bogachevskaya tundra. The videographer and director of the film expects to shoot scenes for the film as much as possible, observing the animals for the next 7 months. Filming will take place in the vicinity of Lake Kronotsky and the Kronotskaya River, including the coastal tundra, where the number of foxes is highest.