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report you mentioned. Looks like reports from the area are discrepant. The truth must be somewhere in the middle, i.e. some species and individual animals were affected by the radiation, while the others didn't get high doses due to their habitat (it's not a secret that the contaminated area is "patched").
By the way, sometimes I wonder whether wildlife creatures can adapt to certain levels of radiation. For example, it's known that elderly people are less susceptible to its influence than children. There are so many mysteries!
Anyway, it is funny because i was supposed to take a trip to Tchernobyl this sptember, but i had to postpone due to forest fire in Russia that could affect the raditaio activity near Pripyat.
I am very excited to see the gost town by myself and see how nature has adapted to the new no man's land.
I've been studying the Tchernobyl incident and its consequences for a few years, and feel free to contact me if you have any information to share:)
Back to the topic, here's an interesting article about Chernobyl animals' DNA . Indeed, birds are most vulnerable. In the video I posted above, birds were not mentioned at all...
I guess seeing Tchernobyl with your own eyes is a unique experience. Needless to say that place is not a common "touristic" sport but rather more a "pilgrimage" place that requires respect and humility.
I strongly recommand you this National Geographic that cover the possibility of "population zero" on our planet (http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/episode/aftermath-population-zero-3225 ). It is based on the book Homo Disparitus by Alan Weisman.
TominparisNeedless to say that place is not a common "touristic" sport but rather more a "pilgrimage" place that requires respect and humility.I absolutely agree.
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