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Eleven of the twelve insect species listed in the Red Book of Kamchatka are found in the Kronotsky Reserve. They are the Feb sailbug, Kamchatka swallowtail, Aeneid Kamchatka butterfly, bedstraw hawk-moth, garden tiger moth, rare night butterfly, blue underwing, lime sash, Kentish glory, Kamchatka pilous beetle, Mackly carabus, sporadikus bumblebee, and Schrenk butterfly. Out of the twelve «red book» species, only one, the blue sash, is not on the Reserve.

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A sea otter's fur is the most expensive in the world. Long ago, there were so many sea otters here that Kronotsky Bay was called «Beaver Sea», but in the mid-18th century they were wiped out.