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Asian vulture flew in Yakutia

July 20 2007

In Yakut Zoo "Orto'll make" a new occupant - the Asian vulture. This bird, the Red Book and live in the mountains and foothills of the Middle and Central Asia, accidentally discovered the work of "Diamonds Anabara at the mine" Mayat.

Two days ago, mine workers' Mayat ", passing on the technological highway, found lying beside the road a huge bird. She was so exhausted that even failed to take off when people approach, although there were no visible wounds on her was not. According to company employees earlier this interesting bird in Anabar area has not been seen, so workers have called in the administration of mine, who immediately took the neck under his wing.

Two days of mine workers were fed a guest. If this is indeed the neck, and had seen a bird do not doubt it, how he found himself in the North, Arctic tundra, so far from their places of habitat, remains a mystery. Administration of mine "Mayat" decided to send the bird to the Republican zoo. In memory of the fact that the bird flew to Anabar, it was wearing a ring.

While the neck will recuperate at the zoo. Only after Rosprirodnadzor will give permission for removal from the wild to save the life of birds and its content in a zoo, vulture inhabit the zoo legally, reported Interfax .

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