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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...

Return of the Eagle-owl

In 1884 the last Danish Eagle-owl was shot in central Jutland. Not until 100 years later the giant owls carefully returned. A single pair...

The Mute Swan: National Bird of Denmark

The Mute Swan (Cygnus olor) became the national bird of Denmark in 1984, replacing the Skylark (Alauda arvensis). At first the Mute Swan was...

Around 20,000 species of insects in Denmark

80 percent of all known species in the world are insects. They possess an incredible wealth of shapes and colors. In total, more than...
Elk in Denmark

A wild moose has been observed in Denmark for the first time in almost...

A wild moose (known as elk in Scandinavia) has swimmed from Sweden to northern Zealand, Denmark. The last sighting of a wild moose/elk in Denmark...

How Does Nature Impact Our Wellbeing?

Research reveals that environments can increase or reduce our stress, which in turn impacts our bodies. What you are seeing, hearing, experiencing at any moment...