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Did Chernobyl cause this? by woxys Did Chernobyl cause this? by woxys
Today I saw a documentary about wolves living in a Chernobyl area - this one seems to be really hit by radiation XD
Arctic wolf (Canis lupus arctos, vlk arkticky) from ZOO Brno, Czech republic :D one year old guy and a puppy :D
Here you can see first photos of baby wolf puppies born in 2012 - [link] :love: And a journal with photos of wolf mating: [link]




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:camera: Canon 500D + kit lens 55-250 IS
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INFO ABOUT THE ANIMAL:

Name: Arctic Wolf (Canis lupus arctos)
Location: Canadian Arctic and the northern parts of Greenland
Size: 1.8 m long, 79 cm high weight: 75 kg
Diet: Caribou, musk oxen, Arctic Hares, seals, ptarmigan, lemmings. Arctic wolves eat all their prey, also its bones and fur
Conservation status: common. They still live in the whole of its original range, because local conditions are too extreme for humans.
Interesting facts: mother gives birth to some 2-3 pups in May. Pups are born almost black – as they get older, colour of their fur turns to white. Adults are completely white, even in summer | arctic wolves live in the pack of some 7-10 members. Only alpha male and alpha female mate | arctic wolves have shorter ears and nose than other wolves species. They also have thicker fur, shorter legs | they do not run too fast, their advantage is persistence
ZOO: to see exhibit of arctic wolves, click Here ;)

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woxys Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2013
of course :giggle:
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arcnova Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Hilarious how much it's got people going, epic in fact. I salute you my friend. In fact I think I may watch you. (not in a creepy way at all)
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woxys Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013
thank you :nod:
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arcnova Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
:D
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ASmallGlimmer Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
sorry, but i don't find your title amusing, its actually kind of disrespectful.
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woxys Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
I respect your opinion ;)
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kate44 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Really funny :)
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BigPolarFox Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
Whoa, it looks really.. twisted?
Shutter speed 1/1000 & ISO 1600? That's why I thinked it's really a mutation. No ditherin' on a wolf, but his tail. So, shake movement's not visible.
Just how old's he? Even if there was a mutation, it might went out in a few generations. As far as I know, rad level in Chernobyl much lesser now (exponential progression decrease). Still dangerous, but some people tryin' to live on borderlands.
And if this' a joke - this' bad one. Our family's friend told me how he worked on the ruins of a reactor - some divisions of a Soviet Army was mobilized for that duty. Even now he can't forget this. Weird.
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reedymanedkelpie Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
I agree. A lot of people and animals died, quickly or slowly. And the birth defects. And the economic loss in the billions. The radiation is continuing to leave a huge 'dead zone' around the plant, and the cement tomb that covers it is already crumbling.
Fukushima will prove worse, with it's melt-throughs of two reactors which the company actually knew of from the beginning but just lied about.
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BigPolarFox Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013
Wait... as far as I know, Fukushima station's builders aren't Japaneese?
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