Nature

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Baikal Sirens: What the Lake Sands Are Singing about
Many things on Lake Baikal are not in line with logic and reason. The lake never fails to amaze us by the number of its secrets, so we never cease to admire when we get to know new natural phenomena that were previously unknown, such as, for example, singing sands that may soon become silent forever...
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The Abramikha River, or the Place from Where Omul (Baikal Cisco) Gets into Lake Baikal
We keep on introducing the rivers of Baikal to you. We would like to remind you that there are about 300 of them and they all perform their functions. Today we will talk about Abramikha where the main fish of the lake omul - comes to spawn in autumn.
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The Cormorant Stone (Baklaniy Kamen): the House of the Baikal Birds
The Cormorant Stone is a punchy view of Lake Baikal and a place where one was able to observe the most beautiful birds even 50 years ago: the place was named in honor of precisely those birds. Over the past 50 years people have almost completely exterminated the cormorant population, thus making the bird the main contributor of the disappearance of Baikal cisco (omul)... We will try to figure it out what was really the case.
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Goloustnaya River: the Peaceful Harbor of Lake Baikal
A distinctive feature of the Goloustnaya River delta is its extremely favorable conditions for the life of waterfowl and semiaquatic birds.
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The Spotted Master of Snowy Mountains
International Cat Day is celebrated on August 8. Of course, this holiday is dedicated to the cute domestic animals, but the snow leopard, also known as “ounce”, is a cat as well, although a very large one.
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Shirildy: the “Sable River” of Baikal
Here is a new story about the river flowing into Baikal. This time we will talk about the Shirildy River. Exactly here Doppelmair once found the “Siberian gold” - the Baikal sable; today people come here for hot springs and excellent fishing...