International Crane Foundation


Oka Biosphere Reserve

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The Oka Biosphere Reserve, established in 1978, encompasses over 77,000 hectares. In 1979, a captive breeding center for the endangered Siberian Crane was established in the reserve. The Siberian Cranes bred at Oka are raised for reintroduction to the wild.

For more information contact Dr. Yuri Markin