Baltic sea, sandy beaches, reed beds along the shores of lakes, birch groves and pine trees among the sand dunes, which grew thanks to the tireless workers – the water and the wind. And all under the sky, the beautiful sky! I saw the Curonian spit and fell in love with this place at first sight.
It is not surprising that only from the Russian side the national Park “Curonian spit” is annually visited by about 200 thousand tourists!
When you’re on the spit, you just want to live, to live with pleasure and to enjoy every moment!
To maintain a delicate natural balance here are two national parks – one on the Russian side, the other on Lithuanian. Since 2000 the Curonian spit was inscribed on the world heritage list of UNESCO. Continue reading
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The frilled shark
The frilled shark is a species of the genus frilled sharks of the same family. These sharks like strange sea snake or eel than other sharks. Inhabits the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. This rare species is found at the outer edge of the continental shelf and upper continental slope at a depth of 1570 m. due to the presence of primitive features frill shark is called a “living fossil”. The maximum recorded length of 2 m. Color dark brown. The frilled shark breeds besplatnoe the birth. Pregnancy lasts up to 3.5 years, this is the longest period known among vertebrates. The jaws of the frilled sharks are greatly stretched and allow them to swallow prey half their own length. Continue reading
In the post-Soviet space ruff rare in Ukraine, Moldova, Belarus, Baltic States, Kazakhstan, Russia. This species, which belong to the family percidae, very widespread in all territory of the Russian Federation, excluding its Northern part and far East.
This schooling fish lives in large ponds, rivers, lakes, quarries. Ruff prefers places with clean sandy bottom, although it can be found anywhere on the pond.
Ruff – fish is small, its average size is 7-10 cm, and weight not more than 100 g. Indeed, it is very similar to a brush, especially when it is taken out of the water. He immediately takes a pose of intimidation – will raise the spiny dorsal fin, the fins will straighten and bend his tail to the side. Continue reading