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An artificial reservoir built to cool the reactors of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is the habitat of the giant catfish.
The artificial pond of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
and its channels were created to cool its reactors. During the accident at the station in the cooling pond, fragments of the exploded reactor as well as many other contaminated elements were thrown away.
Now the level of water pollution in the pond has significantly decreased - radioactive nuclides have settled to the bottom and covered with bottom sediments.
Photo: Cooling pond canal near the Pripyat and Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, © Timon
Nowadays, from the bridge over the canal, plant workers and visitors feed fishes including huge catfishes, some them weigh from 70 kilograms and reach a length of three or more meters!
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Feed giant catfish
Chernobyl cooling pond is the habitat of one's of the most giant catfishes. Do not miss the opportunity to feed these creatures!FREE20
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Cooling Pond Channel on the mapLocation: Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant
More places to visit in Chernobyl
Azure Swimming Pool
Before the catastrophe, Azure Swimming Pool was a very beautiful place. Here the townspeople and visitors of the city came to swim and relax.13
This school is a true example of the post-apocalyptic atmosphere of the gloomy, dark, abandoned Pripyat ghost town.11
The Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant's fourth reactor is now saftly isolated by New Safe Confinement, covering the first sarcophagus - Shelter Object.12
Shortly before the Chernobyl disaster, here, in Pripyat, located in a couple kilometers from the power plant, the construction of the KGB building began.6
An eerie place, where all your body shivers - the hospital, which was the first to receive affected from the explosion at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.8
In Soviet Union times Jupiter factory was a strictly secret facility. Officially it produced rollers rof tape mechanisms for common tape recorders.7
The monument in honour of the first Union of Soviet Socialist Republics leader is still located in the deserted dismal Chernobyl city.8
An amazingly tempting and simultaneously frightening place, which has become popular thank to many games and movies - is truly worthy of its reputation.12
The most contaminated with radiation area around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant was named a 30-kilometer exclusion zone.17
USSR 16-story building
One of the few sixteen-story buildings built in Pripyat. if you rise up here, you can see the city as on the palm of your hand.16
The fire brigade left from here to eliminate the Chernobyl disaster in April, 26 1986. All ten members of that brigade died from radiation.6