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Old Tuesday 30th January 2018, 13:15   #1
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Chernobyl

I keep hearing about how wildlife is thriving in Chernobyl. But I guess there's no way to actually go and see this wildlife, is there?

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Old Sunday 6th May 2018, 15:20   #2
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Maybe check here
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/d...nd-is-it-safe/

"And yet, fast forward 30 years, and the heart of the panic has become a hotspot for men and women with cameras and selfie-sticks. More than 10,000 tourists now explore the disaster site every year, snapping photos at the stricken power plant, and wandering the empty streets of Pripyat which was evacuated on April 27 1986 (far too late in terms of the health of its citizens), and has lain abandoned ever since."

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"Intrigued? It is not difficult if you wish to place caution to one side to book a guided visit. Chornobyl Tour (0038 44 221 1986; chernobyl-tour.com) offers a potted one-day foray to both the power plant and Pripyat (from US$89/62 a head) as well as detailed five-day itineraries (from US$519/361 per person) for those who want to view the site and its sad tale in depth. Welcome To Chernobyl (00421 902 654 876; chernobylwel.com) specialises in two-day trips which stay overnight (from 240). All tours leave from Kiev."

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http://chernobyltime.com/en/?gclid=E...yAAEgKaevD_BwE

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https://www.chernobylwel.com/

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http://www.chernobyl-tour.com/englis...SAAEgK7UPD_BwE
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Old Sunday 6th May 2018, 23:59   #3
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All the same animals in similar or better numbers can be seen in other areas of Ukraine and Belarus, without the hassle of permits and radiation. Please remember that species like lynx and wolf are very shy anywhere, and seeing them requires time and searching.

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