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    Snakes in Denmark

    Once there were four species of snakes in Denmark. The Aesculapian snake and the Smooth snake are today considered extinct. That leaves the two remaining...

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    The most common frog in Denmark

    The European brown frog is the most common frog in Denmark. The common frog (Rana temporaria) is undoubtedly Denmarks's most well-known amphibian, also known as...

    The Danish water quality among the best in Europe.

    Of the 28 European EU-countries, Denmark is still on the top 10-list of countries with the best bathing water quality. Denmark's beaches follow a continental...

    Ancient burial mounds in the Danish countryside

    No matter if you go by car, bicycle or hiking through the Danish countryside there is a good chance that you will pass by...

    Natural Denmark

    Denmark consists of the peninsula of Jutland, north of Germany, and more than 400 islands, about 80 of which are inhabited. The Danish coastline is all together more than 8000 kilometers long with beaches, islands, marshland, mudflats, inlets and coastal meadows. Denmark is the smallest of the Nordic countries but still with a rich and varied countryside calling for natural adventures.

    Watching birds in Denmark

    Denmark can offer a wealth of birdlife at all...

    Introduction to the wild of Denmark

    Coastal area near Thorup Strand, Northern Jutland. No matter...

    Denmarks largest land-breeding predator

    The Grey Seal After a hundred years of absence from Danish waters, first of all, due to hunting, the Grey Seal has reintegrated over the...

    Nature & Wildlife

    Danish nature is the natural home for a large number of plants and animals - estimated around 40,000 species in total. In remote areas the Danish Wildlife includes wolves, migrating Golden Jackals, breeding eagles, Beavers and Red Deers.

    Slow worm – the legless lizard

    Slow worm (Anguis fragilis) The slow worm is widely distributed in Denmark. Being a...

    Return of the Eagle-owl

    In 1884 the last Danish Eagle-owl was shot in central Jutland. Not...

    The most common frog in Denmark

    The European brown frog is the most common frog in Denmark. The common...

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    Sleeping in the woods

    Overnight outside. You may stay overnight on publicly owned natural areas on the...

    Can I stay overnight at the public beaches?

    Is it okay to sleep for the night at the public beaches? Well,...

    Sleep on the forest floor – for free

    Denmark welcomes you to spend the night in the nature areas owned...

    Rights of way and accessing land.

    In Denmark, there is a more restricted freedom to roam on privately held land compared to Norway and Sweden. All dunes and beaches and all publicly owned...