Life After Chernobyl: Unique Wildlife of the Zone – 12 Pictures

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The Mother Nature, as ancient Slavs used to call their goddess of Earth, is wiser than most people believe. Wildlife re-creates itself, and now the Zone has all the possibility to become a natural preserve. These unique photos were taken in the wisent breeding grounds around the abandoned village of Dronky, Belarus. Wisents, or European bisons, disappeared from the whole region except from Chernobyl.

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Animals are not afraid of people here. They come close to the cameras and take food directly from the hands, merely letting people pet them. These animals knew no harm of people and became rather curious seeing humans around. Especially when people bring some lunch!

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