The Russian and German scientists first began studying bioacoustics mating roar deer in the wild in Khakassia to reconstruct the vocal apparatus of the animal, said on Wednesday the Reserve "Khakassia".
"Scientists from the Moscow Zoo Bioacoustics Ilya and Elena Volodina, and project participant Roland Frey (Germany) arrived in Khakassia to record deer roar, to collect data on the male calls, analyze the material produced in the future, even to reconstruct the vocal apparatus of the animal," — said.
The reserved area "Small Abakan" the researchers plan to conduct video mating male deer, record possible vocal arrangements marital battles animals, as well as to place four automatic audiolovushki, which in three weeks will be recorded deer mating cries.
According to the reserve, never before such work was not carried out in Khakassia.
"With the help of the collected scientific material reserve" Khakassia "will be able to enrich the database of animals living on its territory, in particular, the deer, is a perspective view for the study," — the report says.
Last time in Russia bioacoustic animal study conducted in the 70's of last century. Maral is a subspecies of red deer — cloven-hoofed mammal family cervids.
State Nature Reserve "Khakassia" located in southern Siberia on the north slope of the Western Sayan and mountain steppes Minusinsk depression in Tashtypskogo, Ust-Abakan, Bograd, Shira and Ordzhonikidze district of Khakassia. The reserve area — 267.5 thousand hectares. Being on the reserve is prohibited without a special pass. Obtain permission or a pass to visit the reserve can Khakassia in the department of pre-agreed route and purpose of your stay with the management of the reserve.