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All the left bank of the river Oka is covered with a denseforest. In the 60s of the XIXth century one Russian professor Kaufman tooknotice of a strange transitional nature in this place. And now this is the onlyRussian nature reserve for aurochs.


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A walk to aurochs is possible only with a guide that watchesyou all the time and tells the history of zapovednik.


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A happy pair of aurochs. The male one is really huge.


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Aurochs and bisons so resemble each other that one could notdistinguish them.



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This nature reserve exists about a half of a century, butonly water supply was built and nothing else.


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While aurochs need some water to stand such hotweather.



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The place of their habitation.


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Aurochs are the heaviest and the biggest land mammals in allEuropean continent. Their length is about 330 cm and weight is about 1ton.


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Aurochs` hair is brown, but young calves have reddish hair.




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In 1,5 hour after the birth a calf follows its mother, in19-22 days it starts to eat grass.


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Distinctions between aurochs and American bisons are notsubstantial. Aurochs have higher humps, longer horns and tails.


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An acrobatic etude.


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An auroch`s head is rather short but with a long beard.



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