Something unreal is happening on our facebook page. Ekaterina Sleptsova (or Katrina Slepts in FB) is uploading fascinating pictures of North Yakutia nature with her personal stories. Here is how she described the photo of the swimming brown bear. «Since I was 5 I used to go fishing with my father on the upper reaches of the river Indigirka not far from Momski region. He was a professional fisherman then (now he is retired). I dreamed to see a bear. It came true when I was 14. She-bear…

Watch this video done by a friend of mine, Dmitry, also known as UF58, in Yakutia’s Chersky Range last summer, and you’ll get an idea of what to do first, when meeting a brown bear in the Siberian wildness. UF58 is a Yakutsk-based mountain climber and trekker, and a great photographer. His travel reports (in Russian) are usually published at adv.yktv.ru. Dmitry prefers to hike mountains alone. In August 2010, he was in the Chersky Range. When he saw a bear, he thought it was a lonely horse….

Today a local blogger TUTOR shared the photographs of wild animals, fishes and a bird. The pics were taken in South Yakutia. See further major species of the Siberian wildlife. Elks, brown bears, sables, pikes, an owlet, snake, and a funny chipmunk. All of them are pretty awesome. Yeah, let’s protect them and their environment. Why not?