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Photo: Exclusion Zone. 10 km zone, © Alexander Postalovsky
Over time, the exclusion zone became a nature reserve for rare animals such as the bear, lynx, Przewalsky's horse, otter and muskrat. You can see wolves, foxes, hares and wild boars freely walking along the abandoned streets of Pripyat.
Photo: Wild animals in the exclusion zone
Now people come to the exclusion zone to settle in abandoned houses to work, either in the zone itself or nearby. Now more than 500 inhabitants live here. Every year thousands of tourists come here searching for exceptional adventures, historians searching for truth and even drug addicts - according to police reports, the exclusion zone is a popular place for cultivation of cannabis.
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The exclusion zone is the most contaminated area around the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant.FREE8
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