In the March issue of National Geographic Russia, readers will learn about the ancient heritage of the Vikings and find a poster insert showing how they built their ships, as well as learn about the riddles of Big Bogdo Mountain, and the personal life of crested baboons.
Also in this issue:
Vikings: For nearly seven centuries, these Scandinavian natives ruled the territory of modern Scotland, staging raids across the Northern Hemisphere. Even now on the Shetland Islands, locals revere the ancient Viking heritage. The issue also includes an insert – a poster detailing the construction of Viking ships.
Celebes Macaques: On the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, Celebes macaques live difficult lives: they perish at the hands of hunters and languish in captivity, and illegal logging deprives them of their habitat. Can conservationists help the primates before they go extinct?
The Riddles of Big Bogdo Mountain: Travel across different eras, walk along the ocean floor, and chance upon aliens from distant times and lands. The mountain is full of riddles: even the air near its peak becomes warmer, not cooler.
Relics of Sainte-Chapelle: “St. Louis and the Relics of Sainte-Chapelle,” an exhibition of medieval artworks will open in Moscow. Many of the most valuable objects, such stained glass fragments from the legendary Holy Chapel, are on loan from French museums for the first time.