Wildlife in Croatia

The wildlife in Croatia is surely making you wonder in awe at the wide variety of flora and fauna which you are going to witness. There are primarily 8 national parks in the country of Croatia where the travelers are spell-bound with the natural beauty that surrounds them. The tourists get to enjoy the natural beauty of the cascading waterfalls, the deep blue water of the lakes and rivers along with deep forests of the national parks. The travelers who go in for tour of the wildlife in Croatia get an idea about the rich flora and fauna of the country.

There are approximately 450,000 hectares of land which is protected as natural assets. You will come across the 4 national parks in the mountainous region and they are Sjeverni Velebit, Paklenica, risnjak and the Plitvice Lakes while the other 3 national parks are located in the coastal region such as the Mljet, Krka, Kornati and the Brijuni. You can also visit the nature parks which are quite a frequent occurrence here like the Biokovo the botanical garden and the Vrasko Jezero which is the largest lake of Croatia.

The wildlife in Croatia is sure to impress you as there are 381 animal species all of which are well protected. You can see more than 400 bears roaming in the open along with a good variety of mountain goats, wild sheep, wolves, wild cats and lynx.

Those of you who are bird-watchers are surely going to have a great time here as a wide variety of birds can be seen flying around. Apart from the wild animals the travelers can also get to see geological phenomenon which comprise canyons, valleys, mountains, springs, caves, sink holes, ravines and gorges most of which are still unexplored. There are more than 44 varieties of trees in Croatia which makes the mountains look like a lush green carpet.

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