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Dhole (Cuon alpinus) or Asiatisk Vildhund are native to central and southeast Asia. With no surprise it has several other names in English, Asian wild dog, Asiatic wild dog, Indian wild dog, whistling dog, red dog, and mountain wolf. It is, as the names suggest, related to Wolfs and domesticated Dogs. A highly social creature living in large clans in […]
Less than a month to Christmas so I took a tour to Santa’s stable. Rudolf was busy preparing the Christmas eve tour with the Alf’s so he had no time for photos. The Skogsren (Rangifer tarandus fennicus), Finnish forest reindeer is a rare subspecies to the reindeer. Native to Finland and north-western Russia. It is […]
More from Nordens Ark. This is the little Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens). Also known as the lesser panda. Native in southwestern China and eastern Himalayas bamboo forests. Bamboo shoots and leaves are the favourite food. Quite small between 50 and 60 centimetres, weighing 3 to 6 kilos. The Red Panda is considered to be an […]
Saturday we took a trip to the zoo Nordens Ark, the Ark of the North. The zoo is dedicated to preserve endangered species both wild and domesticated. At the shores of Åbyfjorden they hold a variety of wild animals large and small. Most famous for the large tigers and snow leopard. The zoo holds large […]
Karljohansvamp (Boletus edulis) or in English cep, penny bun, porcino or porcini. Introduced to the Swedish cuisine by the, from France, imported king, Karl XIV Johan. From then on it has been called Karljohansvamp. Karl XIV Johan was born 1736 as Jean Bernadotte in Pau, France. He became king of Sweden and Norway in 1818. On the throne until […]
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