Since 1985, Askania-Nova was recognized and protected by UNESCO. However, it was founded in the beginning of the 19th century. The biosphere reserve is a territory on the south of Ukraine, where the entire complex of living and inanimate nature is protected and studied. There 800 animal species as well as a huge variety of birds, ranging from ostriches to flamingo. The main feature of the park is that its land has never been cultivated by a man. Askania-Nova is a place to spot the pure beauty of untouched nature.