Chernobyl: At site of world's worst nuclear disaster, the animals have returnedQuicklink submitted By Daniel Geery Permalink
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The findings are a reminder of the resilience of wildlife. They may also hold important lessons for understanding the potential long-term impact of the more recent Fukushima disaster in Japan.
"It's very likely that wildlife numbers at Chernobyl are much higher than they were before the accident," says Jim Smith of the University of Portsmouth in the UK