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Plants predators

The end of the XIX century, ending the era of the Great Geographical DiscoveriesPhoto: FOTOLIA Erased the past "white spots", but travelers continue to bring descriptions of strange beings, but they are becoming every year less and less. However, the world of the planet never ceases to surprise, and those are the representatives of the kingdom of unusual flora.Plants predators become known The XVIII century. The first accurate description, such as the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) made the English naturalist John Ellis. AT 1791 William Bartram in book on his travels States Read more [...]
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Tree-

Bird cherry, or carpal, belongs to the family RosaceaeThe forests where many wild cherry, and in mid-summer are easily recognizable by the characteristic bitter smell. Leaves of bird cherry, especially dried, pleasant smell of almonds. Her closest relatives: cherry, cherries, plums, peaches, almonds and some other stone fruit trees — to them it is a subfamily plum. In late April - early May, depending on the growing area, bird cherry blossom begins wildly ahead of many other Russian forest trees. Especially good bird cherry forest on the banks of the river, whether a single Read more [...]
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Sunny day in February

Aqua Fang 55 mm 9 g                              Photo by the author  It is hard, of course go on a two-day information for the perch. But once manifested – We need to graze.In point «In trees» They were bakers, Sergei Magician, Jura Sinitsyn. Firs, by the way, now crushed ... not those trees have gone, I'll tell you. Well, what kind of label in the form of the tip of the foot of the three branches?Jura said yesterday Read more [...]
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Save Utrish

Unique relict juniper-pistachio forest on the Black Sea coast is on the verge of death. It has almost no protection.The management reserve "Big Utrish" disbanded 13 years ago. In 2007, it disbanded and Anapa forestry. Very frequent poaching, felling, forest fires, attempted unlawful taking of forest lands.Part of the reserve land is leased to private firms the administration of Anapa. In November 2007, a road was built in the Lake Serpentine, relict trees uprooted. In December 2008, large-scale deforestation began in the depths of the forest, to pave the way through the center of the reserve to Read more [...]
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Terai of Nepal

The conductor stopped abruptly, raised his hand and sat down: "Stop!" I immediately dropped to the ground moist. Bushes in front of small trembling. From there came some obscure noise.Animals safely hide in increasingly dense jungle. However, the very sense of the presence of wild animals— already excited. Then all was quiet. «What is it?» — My question remained unanswered. The conductor did not seem to notice me, eyes half closed, he sat intently listening to disturbing the silence of the jungle. A few minutes later jumped to feet, we Read more [...]
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LINDEN FLOWERS!

Early July pleased and moderately warm rainy weather. In the forest, the birds subside. Occasionally will give flute voice oriole, whistling his "tityu-it-Vitya" elegant lentils, but shed melodious song tireless willow warbler, again deciding nested. Passing grove, I heard a loud hum of bees, and felt a strong flavor.This linden blossom! Not every year delights us with abundant flowering linden.Lipa - a wonderful tree. She lives to 300-400 years, and in some conditions may exist as a single-huge tree with a trunk diameter of up to 2 meters, the other as a shrub, constantly proliferating from rhizomes. Read more [...]
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On burned peatlands

After passing between the rows of private garages hundred meters, we were in the woods. But wildfires have turned this place near the plant and buildings in the village impassable rubble from the charred trunks of pine, birch, aspen.Photo: Andrew Fedichkin At the end of the village Karbolit – the final stop of all buses. After passing between the rows of private garages hundred meters, we were in the woods. But wildfires have turned this place near the plant and buildings in the village impassable rubble from the charred trunks of pine, birch, aspen.We made our way, overcoming Read more [...]
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Forest hazel

Who is not familiar with the forest hazel? Even as a boy, we went into the forest to fill their pockets with nuts milk ripeness. The first fishing rod to catch minnows in a forest or a river of gold Karasik peat quarries many masters of the young shoots of the tree. Photo: Mikhail Semin Forest hazel or common hazel, seemingly small tree, shrub with even more lush, spreading crown, and if you follow the scientific terminology, is not walnut, and Birch. Botanists refer to this tree family Betulaceae — birch. AND Leaves with hazel birch Read more [...]
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Firewood

Firewood - the main source of danger when intracamp works. Keep this in mind and treat it with all responsibility and seriousness.Firewood is the main external resource, which consumes any tourist camp located in the forest area, and because they have to deal with the workpiece at all times of its work.The best source of firewood dead trees are conifers. That is why the felling is often one of the major (and one of the most severe) bivouac works. For felling trees can be used as a saw and an ax. Sushina small diameter (up to 10 cm) are generally cut down, thicker easier to file down.Its pros and Read more [...]
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Raccoon as a trophy

After receiving the mail the next issue of "horn" always happy as a boy. Please read it, swallow quickly, then, as a rule, for the second time, savoring a good place, I repeat, chew, marvel, rejoice for the author, as if with him. Razvolnueshsya night awake – I toss and turn, remembering his past, and suddenly you start to notice that your thoughts take the form of a line, and the memory generates episode by episode. And here it does not sleep; get up – kettle on the stove, and the table, as the picture, resulting in the head with a blanket to hide will not happen.Hunt. How many were Read more [...]
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In the pre-winter — in the winter

Not so scary offseason, as he is paintedPhoto: Sergey Semyonov Soon winter comes. And it would seem, the angler should not miss any opportunity to leave the spinning ice cold water to assist in the float or wrapped in warm clothes, sit and watch the tip of the feeder, but somehow I had no mood to do it all. I tuned in to catch the winter: napokupal new mormyshkas, machined from billet aluminum perch blesenki, sharpened knives, ice screws. But no matter how fast pervoledka like, one of my desires, he will not come. And here, once again, to go fishing, I picked up a pair of winter Read more [...]
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Queen forests

Hunters are well aware that in many places it is pine, along with birch and aspen, a tree-pioneer4900 years of age of the oldest extant copies of the spinalis pine growing on the eastern United States. Photo: Peter Zverev The main coniferous tree in Eropeyskoy part of Russia is considered to be evergreen pine. Many Russian landscape painters chose it for his paintings, to show the beauty of Russian fairy-tale forest.Endurance pine amazing. She grows in the loose sands and on the most meager soils. Pine climbs high in Mount it among the last trees that penetrate tundra North Read more [...]
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Surprises forest of Cameroon

Small prickly raindrops unpleasant whipped in the facePhoto: SHUTTERSTOCK We flew, cleaving the thick humid air, on an old pick-up truck to the farthest swamp — it was necessary prior to the lumberjacks busy to have time to explore the area in search of buffalo.Loggers in This virgin forest — Major research strength: and road paving, and constructing bridges. Trees take only gigantic and certain species. My friends with huntsman they are constantly feeding bushmeat and loggers in Reply inform him transitions elephants found Read more [...]
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Firs in the lake

It will be a one is not quite the usual method of catching fish in the winter. Photo Anatoly Mailova It will be a one is not quite the usual method of catching fish in the winter. In classical literature about fishing it, of course, is not described. Yes, and a lot of fish so not catch. I myself heard about it first from the lips of my classmate Alexander Kononenko. Here's what he said.In the winter, especially in pervolede, we are addicted to fishing jig and small blesenki. Once, at the end of November, after a decent cold I and my companions went fishing on the lake near the Read more [...]
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Success and Failure

In practice my hunting, mainly of three-day, day out hunting and returned with her actually equated to one day (in mission), for each of them more than four hours of care to stay on the train and "idle" kilometers of entering the forest, and well out of it.It is clear that the main hopes are with the basic day, but do not discount the non-core days, especially if the beginning of the last of their game bag, as they say, does not draw shoulder. And now on the way to the station, after an unsuccessful hunt (one woodcock – not mining) I consoled myself with the thought that is not over yet. Read more [...]
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How to shoot the hare

The foliage has flown, but the snow has not yet been laid down, but significantly colder, and skew is about to begin to change his coat.October — November — while hunting for hare chernotropu. Shoot white hair usually falls in the forest — between the trunks of trees, the bushes, where one Progal suddenly zipped his ears, and the next in the course already have to send a quick and accurate shot. And only an approximation of voice hound so slight rustling of dry leaves can tell the hunter where to turn his eyes so as not to miss the desired crazy person.So how do you shoot a rabbit? Read more [...]
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Meetings on the trail

Once in September I was in the woods with a basket full of mushroomsPhoto: Fotolia I am a hunter and a lover of wildlife. When we go in the woods, in the fields, on the pond, watching interesting episodes from the life of animals.One day in early May, I was walking with a dog in the countryside near a pond. Already blossomed leaves last year's grass turned green, sticking out of the water the new cane shoots. The dog ran along the shore and sniffing the tufts of grass, then courtines cane, got into the water. About one she got up and twisted tail. Hey, there's something there. Read more [...]
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Do it yourself

"HORN" Number 46Photo by Anton Zhuravkova Here is an example of our regional society of hunters and fishermen, located in the north of the Moscow Region. It is divided into six rounds.Any work is carried out in only one – fourth bypass that de jure closed and de facto place of breeding ungulates and organizing paid hunts. In the remaining five rounds of all my years of hunting (and I am a local resident), I have not seen any people who would be involved in biotechnology activities, or the results of their labor. The initiative, which I addressed to the central office, Read more [...]
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In the autumn grouse

Pn? Bchik (lat. Bonasa bonasia) — bird of the genus grouse, grouse subfamily, the order Galliformes. Widespread species found almost everywhere in the forest and taiga zone of Eurasia, from Western Europe to Korea In his rapid rise grouse perfectly hidden behind the trees. And because production was extremely rare, and the trophy is priceless.Everything changed when I got into the hands of a decoy to grouse, – Hunter is truly a magic wand on this bird. Suddenly everything began to change rapidly for the better. Grouse hunting, I was learning this bird, kept a diary. Read more [...]
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With laykoi on marten

Photo by Sergey Aksenov First marten managed to get when my West Siberian husky Squirrel was eight months. After nineteen years of hunting with hounds, hunting husky sound boring. Dog eight months, and I have not heard her voice. It seems that in the forest and animals do not. Silence.Many times, being with proteins on the hunting trail trails I marten, showing that he is interested in me, and tried to interest them to the dog. Indeed, it gradually became interested in the marten after passing through it for some distance. But the result did not come. One day we went to the Squirrel Read more [...]
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