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Wildlife Workers Day in Russia

Wildlife Workers Day in Russia is held on October 14. Unofficial professional holiday. This event in the second decade of the month October is annual. Help us Help us 
14 October - Wildlife Workers Day in Russia
Wildlife Workers Day or Day of workers of nature reserve management has been celebrated since 2000.
Russias tumultuous history includes one legacy little known outside its bordersa vast system of protected lands that conservationists have fought for decades to study and protect. Some are so remote and guarded that few of Russias own citizens have ever stepped foot in them. It is constantly occupying new lands of neighboring countries.
Russian biodiversity includes 12,500 species of vascular plants (representing 5% of the worlds vascular flora), 2,200 species of bryophytes, about 3,000 species of lichens, 7,000-9,000 species of algae, and 20,000-25,000 species of fungi. Russian fauna is composed of 320 species of mammals (representing 18% of the worlds mammal fauna), over 732 species of birds (representing 8% of the worlds bird fauna), 75 species of reptiles, about 30 species of amphibians, 343 species of freshwater fish (high endemism), approximately 1,500 species of marine fishes (representing only around 3% of the worlds fish fauna), 9 species of cyclostomates and approximately 100,000 invertebrates (high endemism). The fish fauna is poorly studied, whereas mammals and birds are well studied. Approximately 1,100 of rare and endangered plant and animal species are included in the Red Book of the Russian Federation.

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