Wrangell Island is a subpolar mountainous area located in the north-eastern extremes of Russia.
It is surrounded by the waters of the Arctic Ocean. Due to the harsh climate, it is quite an unsuitable place for both humans and animals. The island is on the list of world cultural and natural heritage sites of UNESCO. In this remote area, the remains of dwarf mammoths, belonging to the last representatives of this species, have been discovered many times.
Wrangle Island is not inhabited by humans. Its only tenants are walruses, bears and numerous bird species. Tourists are also hard to come by there. The vast majority of the land is home to research groups and lovers of harsh climates. A number of scientists and a group of curious tourists have recently flown past its shores to see with their own eyes what the famous “Galapagos of the North” look like. Focused on a small pontoon, they admired the hilly terrain covered with tundra vegetation.
Suddenly, before their eyes appeared white objects moving along the rocky hills. Tourists pulled out their cameras and began taking pictures. They thought these were sheep living on the island of Wrangle, and that they had just started grazing. They were very wrong, because the sheep did not inhabit this area. They would not be able to survive there for even a few days due to difficult weather conditions and lack of proper food. Juicy grass there is like a cure.
So, what were the snow-white spots on the mountain hills? About this on the next page.