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Russian Zapovedniks and National Parks

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Zapovednik "Rostovsky"

Address: 347510 Rostovskaya obl., pos. Orlovsky, Chapaevsky, 102.

Zapovednik Rostovsky, in the Orlovsky and Remontnentsky Districts of Rostovskaya Region, was founded in 1995. Its area is 9,5 thousand ha.

It is situated in Primanychie; it consists of 4 sites, in a chain from West to East each separated by 5-25 km. Soddy-gramineous and sagebrush-soddy-gramineous steppes are spread; sites of virgin steppe remain.

Rare plant species in the Red Data Book of the Russian Federation grow: Stipa zalesskii, Tulipa schrenkii, Colchicum laetum, etc.

There live in the area Mustela eversmanni, corsac fox, and wolf; saiga antelope and elk come in on occasion.

Ornithofauna consists mostly of nesting waterfowl. Rare bird species added to the Red Data Book of the Russian Federation are met during their migration: the red-breasted goose, Dalmatian pelican and European white pelican, laughing owl in particular; bustard and little bustard are also sometimes noted.

 

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