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Swine fever free life only on small islands

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Thu, 07.12.2017 - 13:53

Photo Arne Ader
Translation Liis

Estonian text posted 02.12.2017

Kult

Boar

 

Wild boar      Metssiga        Sus scrofa

 

The life of wild boars without swine fever continues only in Hiiumaa and some smaller islands as for instance Naissaare. Some boars move on the mainland too, but if they have recovered from the ASF nobody can say or prove as yet.

Trout spawning camera transmission ends

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Mon, 04.12.2017 - 18:39

Video recorded by Parabols, LK forum
Translation Liis

 

Estonian text posted 03.12.2017

Pretty view: female lays the roe in the spawning nest; milt cloud of the male in the start of the video and the smaller attentive satellites pressing towards the nest

 

Many thanks to all who took part in the spawning camera venture.

 

The spawning period of the river trout has come to an end. Although the water level has been high in all Estonian water bodies this year, several tens of female river trout spawned in camera view and slightly upstream of it. Some fishes became familiar ”by face” to constant watchers.

 

VIDEO: How prudently the jackal operates

Submitted by Looduskalender EN on Mon, 04.12.2017 - 11:53

Video recorded by  Urmas Lett, www.eenet.ee
Translation Liis

Estonian text posted 29.11.2017


 

 

 

Jackal; Golden jackal    Šaakal or harilik šaakal     Canis aureus

 

A new animal in Estonian nature but where they are permanent residents their collective life mode and smartness is acknowledged despite the significant damage that they cause in the environment.