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Badkhyz reserve
Published: 20 june 2013

  Badkhyz reserve is one of the most beautiful nature reserves in the south of Turkmenistan, located between the rivers Kushka and Tedjen, was created in 1941. The total area of the reserve is about 90,000 hectares.   Badkhyz flora is rich and diverse. In this beautiful place there are such rare plants that belong only to this region. Many of them need special attention and protection, so they were listed into the Red book. Spring is the best time for visiting Badkhyz. At this season the mountain slopes and plains of the reserve are covered by flowering grasses. Poppies and tulips are the main decoration of this time of year. The mountain plains are covered by red color, produced during their blossom. Pistachio groves are the main attraction of Badkhyz Reserve.   Unique Badkhyz reserve is famous for its kulans (steppe racers). There are also other rare animals: gazelles, l...

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