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"A treasure of nature" Crete Island Favorite Tip by athenian80

Crete Island General: 117 reviews and 163 photos

  Indigenous orchids of Crete
by athenian80

Favorite thing: Crete has an astounding array of flora and fauna species.Being separated from the mainland for millions of years it also hosts many indigenous spieces,found nowhere else in the world. The wild goat Kri-Kri (capra aegagrous cretensis) that is mainly found in the gorge of Samaria is the most famous example.During spring a great variety of wild flowers blossom making Crete a paradise for botanists and nature-lovers.

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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