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Norilsk resident shared beautiful natural phenomenon pictures

Norilsk resident shared beautiful natural phenomenon pictures

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Mikhail Podolyak, a photographer from Norilsk, witnessed a beautiful natural phenomenon - light columns. He told This Is Taimyr that he managed to capture the colorful sky in Kayerkan (a part of Norilsk). “First, I saw the light poles in the central district of ...

Unusual Red Book birds live in Taimyr

Unusual Red Book birds live in Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The Taimyr is inhabited by unique birds listed in the Red Book of the Russian Federation. For example, in areas of the tundra along the coastline near fresh and salt water, a white-billed (white-nosed) polar loon lives. And in the southern part of the ...

Arctic fox traveler escaped from scientists to Taimyr

Arctic fox traveler escaped from scientists to Taimyr

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. The experimental arctic fox Torsuy, which means Cautious, fled from the scientists from Yamal to the depths of the Taimyr peninsula. According to Nur24.ru, scientists from the Russian Academy of Sciences Ural Branch’s Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology from Labytnanga are studying the ...

Krasnoyarsk polar bear cubs named

Krasnoyarsk polar bear cubs named

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Specialists of the Gelendzhik safari park told about the names for the Krasnoyarsk polar bear, Commander Sedov’s children. Recall that the she-bear Seryozhka gave birth to cubs in December last year and refused to feed them. Four employees of the zoo took care of ...

Butterflies from Taimyr brought to Novaya Zemlya

Butterflies from Taimyr brought to Novaya Zemlya

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. In the north of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago, scientists have discovered the northernmost migration of butterflies in Russia - black and red Vanessa polychloros. Analysts have recreated a possible movement route. Scientists estimate that the butterflies have covered 580-650 kilometers over the Arctic ocean. One ...

Unusual phenomenon seen in Taimyr sky

Unusual phenomenon seen in Taimyr sky

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On the night of March 28-29, an unusual natural phenomenon lit up the Taimyr sky - the lunar halo. For the first time, a photographer from Norilsk, Mikhail Podolyak, managed to shoot a large luminous circle near the Moon. “Initially, I went out to ...

Where to get fresh water

Where to get fresh water

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. On March 22, the world celebrated the Day of water resources. The motto of the holiday in 2021 – “We value water” - was not chosen by chance: according to the UN, over the past 20 years, fresh water supplies ...

Arctic walrus sailed to UK

Arctic walrus sailed to UK

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Arctic walrus was found in South Wales. These animals do not live there and do not swim to the UK. The walrus was resting alone on the rocks. A week earlier, he had been spotted off the coast of County ...

Norilsk bear turned into beauty

Norilsk bear turned into beauty

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Krasnoyarsk Royev Ruchey flora and fauna park employees have showed what the polar bear Marfa, rescued two years ago in Norilsk, looks like. Photos of the predator are published by experts on the Instagram social network. The subscribers noticed that Marfa ...