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Wolf ventures over 200 miles from radioactive Chernobyl Zone

Post by Koa » Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:40 am

For The First Time, Scientists Tracked a Wolf Leaving The Radioactive Chernobyl Zone
By David Nield, July 3, 2018
SCIENCEALERT.COM


The Chernobyl nuclear disaster of 1986 left a landscape that was highly toxic, but in the 30 years since we've seen small signs of nature recovering. The latest is evidence of a young wild wolf boldly making its way far out of the designated Chernobyl Exclusion Zone or CEZ.
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https://www.sciencealert.com/first-grey ... usion-zone
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Re: Wolf ventures over 200 miles from radioactive Chernobyl

Post by XxDestinyHeartxX » Sat Jul 07, 2018 2:38 am

Ooh!!! This is so cool! Isn’t Lost River based off of Chernobyl??
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Re: Wolf ventures over 200 miles from radioactive Chernobyl

Post by Koa » Sat Jul 07, 2018 5:55 am

XxDestinyHeartxX wrote:Ooh!!! This is so cool! Isn’t Lost River based off of Chernobyl??
Lost River does not have an official story of origin so it’s hard to say it’s “based off” a specific event. Please make sure to discuss Lost River here so you don’t go off topic.
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Re: Wolf ventures over 200 miles from radioactive Chernobyl

Post by SolitaryHowl » Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:20 pm

Pretty cool. It would be interesting to see if its mutated genes (from the radiation) would affect any nearby wolf populations a significant way or not. And how different genetically it is from the non-mutated population.
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