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Asian Elephant Day to be marked in the Moscow Zoo on December 1

Moscow Zoo invites you to mark December 1st Day of Asian elephants, the website of the Moscow zoo.

The article explains that this year in zoos in Europe campaign for the preservation of rare and endangered animals in South-East Asia, which is involved and the Moscow Zoo. The campaign was decided to hold this cognitive conservation holiday to mark the International event — the World Day of elephants.

"The action will begin with a tour of the" House of elephants. "After it, we invite you to take part in quizzes and competitions devoted to elephants, as well as in the"

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Pelican chick was born for the first time at the Moscow Zoo

The first in the history of the Moscow zoo pelican chick born this winter, the website of the Moscow zoo.

"Thirteenth of January, pink pelicans hatched chick. This was the first time in the history of the zoo. Late last year, pelicans began to lay eggs, but the small size of the room did not let the winter birds of nice to sit on the nest, and ornithologists Zoo took the eggs in an incubator. Incubation of the eggs of pelicans — common practice for zoos. Of the nine eggs but only one was fertilized, and within 31 days of

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In Moscow, recorded record atmospheric pressure

On Sunday, November 6, in Moscow air pressure set a new record for the day. According to the Met Office, the capital, due to the strong anticyclone in Moscow pressure reaches 768.2 millimeters of mercury (at a rate of 746 mm). This is more than the record value 767.9 millimeters of mercury, set for the same day in 2003. However, to a record month — 776 millimeters of mercury, observed on 21 November 1993, is not reached. In the morning the temperature in Moscow dropped to eight to ten degrees below zero. In the east, near Moscow, Cherusti, frost

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Animal shelter in Moscow reconstructed after a fire next spring

Scale reconstruction of a shelter for homeless animals, "Alma" was damaged by fire in early November in Moscow, will be held next spring, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday shelter director Lyudmila Bychkova.

A fire in the shelter, located in the south-east of Moscow, erupted on the night of November 5, fire area was about 30 square meters. Presumably, at the time of fire in the shelter were about 200 animals, of which seven were killed. The experts forensic center Federal Fire Service in Moscow found that an animal shelter "Alma" on fire. According Bychkova, currently being restored by the shelter

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Upcoming night in Moscow could be the coldest in 2012

Upcoming night in Moscow could be the coldest in 2012, and the temperature can drop to minus 26 degrees, according to a statement on the website Weather Center "Phobos."

As recalled by forecasters, at the present time is the lowest temperature in 2012 was recorded in Moscow on February 3, and was minus 24.6 degrees.

"But the situation is such that on the night of Monday this threshold is overcome, and the capital of the air cooled to minus 24 minus 26. As for the Central region, in some areas, and temperatures can fall to minus 36", — stated in

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Snowfall in Moscow can bring half the monthly rainfall

Snowfall, who the day before had forecast meteorologists began Wednesday morning in Moscow.

On Tuesday, meteorologists said the snow, which will begin in Moscow on Wednesday and only subsided by Friday, can bring about half the monthly rainfall. According to forecasts, snowfall will be accompanied by a strong east and south-east wind speed in gusts will reach 15 meters per second.

Already at 7 am on Wednesday the capital's streets and parked cars were under a thick layer of snow. Movement on some roads and pavements because of snowfall can be complicated.

At the moment, the air temperature in the

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Seismologists predict an earthquake in Moscow to 5 points

In the Moscow region in the coming years, perhaps the strongest ever earthquake. Seismologists predict earthquakes up to 5 on the Richter scale.As explained by the Deputy Director of the Institute of Physics of the Earth Yevgeny Rogozhin, the capital is not "local" earthquakes — just came from the Carpathian mountains, the deep zone in Romania, where the shaking about every 30 years."In Moscow, these tremors are recorded as earthquakes in four points, a maximum of five — on the upper floors of buildings. Basically, with the last such event took a lot of time — it was in

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From the vicinity of the capital began to fly bee

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17.07.11.Podmoskovnye bumblebees fly in all directions. Several hundred hives this spring and summer suddenly emptied.

— Odintsovo, Krasnogorsk and other areas adjacent to the capital remain without bees — told "Komsomolskaya Pravda" president of the Union of Beekeepers Russia Arnold Butov. — The concept of "honey from the suburbs" may soon go into proshloe.Chto happened to insects?

The main reason, according to beekeepers — mass housing neighborhoods of the capital. Where there were forests and grasslands, now — luxury villa communities.

— Productive flying bee — for her to find nectar and brought to the

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Russia’s first two research company went to the service

The first scientific companies have already been selected students of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Moscow Aviation Institute, MIPT and other technical universities and sent to the place of service, said Tuesday at a press conference, the first rector of the university Boris Padalkin. 

"To date guys for service in selected scientific battalions. They have already been sent to the place of service," — he said. Padalkin explained that now deployed two research companies — one in Voronezh, the other in the Moscow region.

Now we are talking about a few dozen people,

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In Moscow greatly increase pressure

On Monday, the increased influence of the anticyclone in Moscow is expected sharp rise in atmospheric pressure, nearly 10 units. According to the forecast by the base station VVC (ENEA), the pressure in the middle of the day will be 761 mm Hg. Art. October 25 will also be 761 mm Hg. Art. October 26 and 27 will increase the atmospheric pressure to 762 mm Hg. Art.

In itself, this is not the atmospheric pressure is no record for that day or for the whole of October, although higher than the average climatic value by 10 units.

Record the

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