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Russia: Huskies kick off 155-km dog sled race on frozen Lake Baikal01:23

Russia: Huskies kick off 155-km dog sled race on frozen Lake Baikal

Russian Federation, Lake Baikal
March 4, 2017 at 18:18 GMT -00:00 · Published

A 155-kilometre (96-mile) dog sled race kicked off on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal in Siberia, Saturday.

The annual Baikal dog-sledding trips have drawn scores of adventurous tourists to frosty Siberia.

This year's sled race is set to run over several days, with the dogs sledding through Lake Baikal, the Baikal National Park and the Baikal Nature Biosphere Reserve.

Russia: Huskies kick off 155-km dog sled race on frozen Lake Baikal01:23
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A 155-kilometre (96-mile) dog sled race kicked off on the frozen surface of Lake Baikal in Siberia, Saturday.

The annual Baikal dog-sledding trips have drawn scores of adventurous tourists to frosty Siberia.

This year's sled race is set to run over several days, with the dogs sledding through Lake Baikal, the Baikal National Park and the Baikal Nature Biosphere Reserve.

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