Yalta Zoo "Fairy Tale"

• Yalta zoo "Fairy Tale"

Yalta Zoo "Fairy Tale" is a remarkably beautiful and unique location, with a magnificent view of Yalta and the Crimean Mountains. This is the first and by far the largest private zoo in the former USSR. It opened in 1995 and during this time it was visited by more than 1 million people. Now in "The Tale" is home to over 120 species of animals brought from all over the globe.

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In many animals have their names written on the label. This zoo is different from the others in that here you can feed the animals and ironed everyone except the predators, and some animals, such as peacocks, ponies, dwarf pigs and pelicans, freely move on the territory together with the visitors.

Unfortunately, on the first day of spring, many animals were in their winter enclosures and show them all was not possible. But that did not stop fight to capture peacocks directly on lanes zoos, sex, white lions and meal Ussuri tigers ... All this you can read the story below.

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Unlike many other zoos where everywhere hang the inscription "To feed the animals forbidden," here it is, on the contrary, is permitted. At the entrance you can buy a variety of treats for animals, close to their natural diet

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In the zoo there is an official partner - seeds "Glass". I liked the signs - informative and readable. In addition to the usual general information on many tablets additionally posted the story here described the appearance of the animal, and often his name

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The Amur tiger, which is torn away from the dinner

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We were just in time for lunch in animals. Immediately you notice that the predators in cells rather large pieces of fresh meat.

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The muzzle is more than eloquent

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This Tigryulya - the only white Bengal tiger on the territory of Ukraine. Its zoo gave Yulia Tymoshenko, who was then Prime Minister Ukraine. Symbolically, that Julia and Tigryulya is now behind bars, not in the wild ...

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The White Lion for a meal

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In the wild white lion is extremely rare. White albino lions, they are the result of recessive gene action which suspends the body's production of melanin.

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Scientists believe that the "white gene" lions left from ancestors that lived during the Ice Age, when the white coat color was needed for camouflage

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Very few lions have a white / brown genetic match. Such lion (called heterozygous lion) to generate white lions must mate with lioness also having a white / brown genetic pair. Both can transmit either "white" or "brown" gene; thus, the chances of white cubs of such union can be estimated as approximately one in four. In "Tale" is the lion a pair of white color, and our visit to the female actively flirting with the male

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Leo did not show the Nordic character and decided to work on the verification of the theoretical probability of occurrence in the offspring of white color pups.

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And this is how the lions are fed

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The Far Eastern leopard

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Emu

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In nature, it lives in Tasmania, and is able to run at speeds up to 50 km / hour

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Cameroonian goat. These pygmy goats were brought from Africa to all parts of the world. For the first time they noticed whalers: goats do not take up much space, easy to transport, so we were a valuable source of milk and meat on long flights

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The building of the zoo administration

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From a great view of the mountains

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The marble benches and a stone urn.

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The path between the aviaries

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Aviary with black vulture.

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According to the zoo's paths peacocks roam freely.

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There were two males. What will happen

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As a boxer, they go around each other

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So exactly peacocks. fight begins

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Unusual and impressive

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The beauty of each other, they do not regret

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The holder of the WBO belt out proudly winner

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Bos Mutus or yak. They say that in Russia there are yaks, among zoos, agricultural Tuva and some other areas, the border with Mongolia. In addition to Tibet, yak popular with nomads in the surrounding mountain areas of China and Mongolia

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Alley bonsai

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On the territory of many different animal figures

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Belle-zebra. Clean and tidy

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Another very curious

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One of the zebras always strove to sniff my lens

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heart to heart conversation

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White-tailed Eagle - the fourth-largest bird in Europe. The scope of its wings - 2 meters

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The skull on the hut of Baba Yaga at the beginning of the zoo

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The White Lion accompanies guests

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I will be back here in the summer to remove the full exposure of animals, because many of the day were in their winter enclosures