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The Animals of Chernobyl

by New York Times 5:05 mins

The Animals of Chernobyl

by New York Times 5:05 mins

Biologist Timothy Mousseau has been studying the lasting effects of radiation on the flora and fauna of Chernobyl, Ukraine. “This level of chronic exposure is above what most species will tolerate without showing some signs, either in terms of how long they live or in the number of tumors they have, or genetic mutations and cataracts,” Dr. Mousseau said. “It’s a perfect laboratory setting for us.”

New York Times