Brown Bears - Wild Slovenia
Brown Bears - Wild Slovenia

Wild Slovenia

Slovenia is a European country with a geographical position in the far north of the Mediterranean and in the far south of Central Europe. It borders on 4 countries, in the west with Italy, in the north with Austria, in the northeast with Hungary, and in the east and the south with Croatia. It lies at the junction of the Alpine, Mediterranean, Pannonian and Dinaric worlds. The area of 20,273 km2 is classified as a medium-sized European country. Slovenia is a European country and provides many new interesting photo footprints, diverse landscape, a varied animal selection and many natural features. According to the international criteria of Green Destinations, Slovenia is the first country to become the green destination of the world. As mentioned earlier, it lies at the junction of the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Karst and the Pannonian world. In one day, we can take a photo of the sunrise on the top of Slovenia's highest mountain Triglav and the sunset at the Adriatic Sea. Despite its small size, Slovenia is characterized by a large variety of animal species, which depends on the diversity of the environment and vegetation and the geological past. Only a small proportion of species are known to live on our territory. According to estimates from year 2000, around 19,000 species of animals are to be found here, marine animals are poorly researched. Subterranean animals are interesting because of the way of life and not so much variety, only a few species are known. Slovenia is one of the few countries where Wolf, Bear and Lynx still live, which have long since disappeared in most Western European countries. This testifies to her incredible animal wealth. For example White-tailed Eagle, Osprey, Bee-eater, Kingfisher, Hoopoe and other Birds you will meet in wetlands along the Drava river, Wolf, Lynx, Red Deer and Bear in the Kocevje forest, Black Grouse and Capercaillie in the Carinthia forests, Alpine Ibex, Chamois and Rock Ptarmigan in the Julian Alps.

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