Russia is a country that has a lot to offer, but not only its culture and history are interesting, its fauna is one of the great mysteries of our planet.
In the most extreme climatic conditions, some species have managed to adapt and survive.
Here we present you 7 really amazing russian animals:
1-. The seal of Baikal
It is the longest of its kind (lives 55 years), lives in fresh and frozen waters most of the year and can stay immersed in the waters without breathing for more than an hour.
2-. Siberian Crane
Originally from Siberia, it is a large migratory bird, it has been found even in Iran, India and China. Slender and elegant.
3-. The Siberian tiger
It is also known as Amur tiger (for the area where it lives). It is currently in danger of extinction.
Furthermore, It represents several Russian cities and regions such as Vladivostok and Irkutsk.
It is a fish that lives in the deepest lake in the world, the Baikal.
Its skin is transparent and can withstand the pressure of the depths of the water.
5 Snow Sheep
Extremely agile to climb, lives in rocky environments, in the area of Kamchatka.
It has a life expectancy of 10 years.
6 Siberian musk deer
It lives in places of more than 2600 meters of height.
It has a very particular face, similar to that of a kangaroo, but the most curious are its two sharp fangs, although it is herbivorous.
7 Giant Pigeon
It is one of the largest birds of prey and weight that exist and it is really fascinating to see them fly.
They are found in the peninsula of Kamchatka, specifically on the Ojostk seaboard.
You can see the Russian wild animals in action in the following video: