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A fox roams the deserted town of Pripyat, three kilometres from the Chornobyl nuclear plant in Ukraine, in 2016. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Russian capture of Ukraine’s Chornobyl nuclear plant threatens future research on radioactivity and wildlife

Heavy military vehicles may have kicked up radioactive soil around Chornobyl, and with fighting nearby there’s a danger of harming the concrete shelter containing the radiation of the leaking reactor.
Herd of Przewalski horses inside Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Ukraine). September 2016. Luke Massey (

The mystery of Chernobyl’s wild horses

Wild horses native to the steppes of Asia live now in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone (Ukraine), with an expanding population, 34 years after the nuclear accident.
A star is born? LuLu and her still unnamed baby. Rob Young / Belo Horizonte Zoo

Star zoo animals draw crowds but they wont save their species

Brazilians head to the polls in October to decide on their new president. The country’s votes always produce surprises such as the election of a clown in 2010 and in 1959 the election of a rhinoceros named…

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