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Trapped Tur, ready for getting a collar
In 1887, the British traveler and diplomat, Oliver Wardrop, crossed the fertile Alazani valley in search of adventure in the forested mountains…
East Caucasian Tur, Capra caucasica cylindricornis
Our horses heaved and snorted as they pulled us up the steep, narrow ridge, deep in the forests of Lagodekhi. Their shoes…
Lagodekhi, Georgia
This blog post was written by David Morrison, former Executive Director of Caucasus Nature Fund, now Chair of CNF's Board of Directors  When…
Bezoar goat (Capra aegagrus aegagrus) at Lagodekhi, Geogia
Camera-traps installed in the forests of Lagodekhi Protected Areas in Eastern Georgia have captured images of a Bezoar goat, months after an…
Male Bezoar (Capra aegagrus aegagrus) at Lagodekhi, Georgia
Camera –traps installed in the forests of Lagodekhi Protected Areas in the mountains of Eastern Georgia have caught images of an unexpected…
Algeti National Park, Georgia
Not even a month has passed since Giorgi Aptsiauri, 25, joined the team of rangers in Algeti National Park, an hour’s drive…
Mitrala National Park, Georgia
Adjara on the shores of the Black Sea. From the subtropical coastline, dotted with citrus plantations and seaside resorts, the lesser Caucasus…
Driving through Vashlovani Protected Areas, you could be forgiven for thinking you had been transported to another continent. Limestone canyons rise cathedral-like…
Fighting Bezoar Goats © WWF-Armenia/A.Malkhasyan
Because Armenia’s Khosrov Forest is only an hour or so from Yerevan, I have been there at least a dozen times over…
Lake Goshi in Dilijan National Park, Armenia
Mid-April, CNF's Armenia national coordinator Arman Vermishyan and I set off for a closer look at some of the Armenian protected areas…
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