Journey to the Ecocenter "Jeyran"
Type of tour: car
Region: Uzbekistan. Bukhara region, 35 km. from the city of Kagan
Season: April - October,
Duration of the tour:
Route: Tashkent – Eco-centre "Jeyran" - Tashkent
Information about the Ecocentre "Jeyran": 40 km from Bukhara, near the town of Kagan, there is an animal breeding cemetery that is endangered. The cattery is called Ecocentre "Jeyran", together with other nurseries for breeding gazelles, was created in the mid-70's.
Today the Ecocentre "Jeyran" is engaged in the breeding of rare species of animals such as gazelle, kulan, Przhevalsky horse, Bukhara mountain sheep and a winehorn goat (marhur). The scientific department of the center is engaged in studying animal biology, creating a genetic bank of rare species, and growing animals for the needs of zoos and private collections.
In the near future thr Ecocenter intends to supplement the list of animals with new species - saiga, Bukhara deer, cheetah, hyena. Also, with the support of the state, the expansion of the Ecocentre territory is planned.
In total, more than 300 species of invertebrates are found on the territory. Of these, 6 species are listed in the Red Data Book of Uzbekistan. There is a wide variety of fish, amphibians and reptiles. More than 300 species of birds can be observed on the territory of Ecocenter, some of which are included in the International and Red Book of Uzbekistan. But the largest number among the animal kingdom is mammals. There are 34 species of mammals in the Ecocentre. Among them are gazelle, kulan, Przhevalsky horse, Bukhara mountain sheep, marchur, long-livered hedgehog, frog-karoganka, dressing, steppe cat, large, midday and red-tailed gerbils, jerboas, etc.
On the territory of the Ecocenter, various scientific international and national expeditions were studied. The expeditions included such countries as the USA, Russia, Poland, France and Japan.
Having visited Ecocentre "Jeyran", you will get acquainted with rare species of birds, fish, insects and animals.
1. trekking boots/sports footwear;
3. head lighter;