The radioactive animals of Chernobyl
Did you know that radioactive wild boar have reached as far as Sweden?
The Chernobyl disaster happened on April 26, 1986. The city of Pripyat was evacuated, but animals remained in the area. Over 35 years later, some species have thrived, others have been severely affected, and even new species have been introduced. But how did these animals respond to radiation exposure? What were the effects of living in and around the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone?
Click through the following gallery and learn more about the animals that call Chernobyl home.
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