Bighorn sheep chubouk
Bighorn sheep is one of the most beautiful representatives of artiodactyls dwelling in mountain areas of Siberia, Sakhalin and Kamchatka. This unique animal with amazing winding horns is regarded as a real nature masterpiece. You can read further about bighorn's life features and its role in human's economy.
Elk is a mammal. This animal represents artiodactyl ruminant kind of animals. At a distance you may confuse it with a deer, because both of them are deer species. The main feature of elks is its horns which look like plough ('sokha' in Russian). That is why Russians usually call it after this word - sokhaty''
Deers are timid calm animals which feed on slowly and jump over the high grass. People recognize them from their white fuzzy tails and large horns. Male deer is the only animal that grow its horns in summer and shed them in winter
Roe deer is a small deer. Male roe deers have little double-split horns. The horns grow on the second year of life. In the end of spring males always rub their horns with trees to shed the dead skin.
Brown bear is the biggest predator in Yakutia. It lives on the whole boreal forest excepting its north-western side. Over the recent years, bears had been noticed more often on the territory of region's boreal forest, that means its population growing.
Wolf is a typical predator characterized by endurance and intelligence. Except for a breeding season they live in packs. They are active mostly at night and sleep at the daytime, usually not far from their next victim.