After the Chernobyl nuclear plant disaster in 1986, the area was deemed inhabitable — for humans, at least. Wild animals have since prospered in the area including man’s best friend: dogs.
When residents of Pripyat and Chernobyl evacuated, many people had to leave behind their dogs. Thirty-one years later, puppies now walk around the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, waiting for a pat on the head that will never come.
As the mini-doc “Puppies of Chernobyl” explains, the dogs should be avoided at all costs since they could carry radioactive particles in their fur.
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