TOMSK, November 14 — RIA Novosti, Sergei Levanenkov. Residents Krivosheinsky district of Tomsk region found few flamingos, scientists can not explain how these heat-loving birds were cool to the territory of the region, told RIA Novosti on Monday, head hunting regional Department of Natural Resources Maxim Danilenko.
"Two individuals caught, they were wounded, most likely, other birds. But now, feel good, both are still alive. Today they give to the zoo Seversk (s satellite city of Tomsk) — said Danilenko.
In his words, "science can not explain how they (flamingo) it turned out that a deviation is quite large," given that in the past two weeks in the Tomsk region kept freezing temperatures.
In turn, hunters Krivosheinsky District Eugene Krivorotov told the news agency that the first bird on Friday on a frozen pond found the young hunters.
"She ate crow … She's young yet, only pink color began to break through," — said the game wardens.
Later, one of the local businesses found another bird.
"I was driving past the cemetery, he sees a flock of crows gather. Rescued bird. Over the weekend, she is in heat oklemavshis" — said Krivorotov.
According to him, before the birds in the area did not find. "Most likely, lost their way. They snow-it's probably the first time saw" — told hunters.
Krivorotov noted that the two birds — pink flamingos. They have already been taken to the zoo Seversk.
Flamingos are common in Africa, the Caucasus, Iran, South-East and Central Asia as well as in South and Central America.