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Carpathian Mountain Bears and Wolves

Listed under Wildlife in Transylvania, Romania.

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The Carpathian Mountains’ dense, legend-haunted forests are one of the continent’s last safe havens for our favourite ‘furry but fierce’ European carnivores: bears, wolves and lynxes live in the wild here alongside other beautiful and often rare fauna, such as red deer, storks, buzzards, wild boars, bats (-no, not vampires) and lesser spotted eagles.

Needless to say, the countryside itself is also spectacular: noble, mist-crowned mountain peaks form the backdrop for wildflower-carpeted meadows and silent, shady woods stretching up soaring slopes and plunging valleys. It’s perfect country for hiking and horse-riding as well as wildlife-watching.

Equus Silvania is a good company to go with for your first foray into Romania’s wild places. Run by a husband and wife team of skilled horse-riders and expert wildlife biologists, it offers opportunities to combine mountain hikes, horseback trekking days and wildlife-watching. They’ll look after you for anything from an unforgettable evening’s bear watching to a few weeks’ worth of exploration of the area, and their extensive stables and bright, clean guesthouse and log cabins are based in Sinca Noua, an 18th century farming community, which has been hailed as Romania’s first eco-village because of its inhabitants’ shared organic, sustainable farming and production principles.

Written by  larapiegeler.

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I think you should do a page of respect for all the passed away bears, gorillas, pandas, fox's, ghoats as even though the are not human they live and belong in our comunity. Therefore i say would you kill one of your brother's or sister's. NO! So don't kill them. I am aggensts this all and should like it to be stopped. If i as allowerwed, my stroung belifs would be shown but i am only 12 and can not change this BIG issue but i can start by pleading you to stop for this 1 little action could and will; change this world.

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