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The African migrant, African emigrant, or common vagrant (Catopsilia florella) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family and can be found on Fuerteventura
Aloe Vera

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Aproximately 300 species of Aloe Vera plants can be found, however, very few of these are beneficial to humans. Of the minority that contain healing properties, Aloe Vera Barbadensis Miller is the highest quality. In fact, it is widely recommended to use Aloe Vera products that come from the Barbadensis plant. The word Aloe derives from the Arabic ‘Alloeh,’ and this translates as ‘shining bitter substance.’ Vera means true in Latin, and it is for this...
Atlantic Lizard
The Atlantic Lizard (Gallotia Atlantica) is very common on Fuerteventura, where it can often be seen on rocks and walls. They can run very fast and can reach a size of around 25 centimetres in length.
Barbary Squirell
The Barbary squirrel was introduced to the island of Fuerteventura in 1965. The squirrel burrows in bushy rocky areas and grassland. They are colonial animals and live in family groups. They come out to feed early mornings and evenings. The Barbary squirrel can give birth to a litter of up to four twice a year. The Barbary squirrels are often very tame, especially in the main tourist areas and will often feed from your hand.
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The Barracuda (Sphyraena Viridensis) is the most common of the larger predators on the coast of Fuerteventura. Barracuda are snake-like in appearance, with prominent, sharp-edged, fang-like teeth, much like piranhas, all of different sizes, set in sockets of their large jaws, with large, pointed heads. They often feed off of small fish around the cliff edges or in the harbours. They are much sought after by game and commercial fishermen. Although they can grow up to a metre and...
Bath White
This pretty little butterfly is scientifically known as Pontia Paplidice. In accordance to its name it is white, although the underside of the hind wings display small green patches. The Bath White also exists in North Africa, South-West Europe, and Afghanistan. On occasion it migrates to Belgium, Holland, and the UK, although very rarely.
Blue Emperor
This butterfly is technically referred to as Morpho Peleides, and for this reason it is also known as the Blue Morph. This species originates from South America, and the wings are a brilliant blue. It is this which deters predators, it is thought that as the Blue Emperor rapidly flaps its wings, the bright flashes of colour startle most predators and this causes them to withdraw. In fact, these butterflies tend to live and travel together in groups in...
Bogues in a livewell for bait in Fuerteventura

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Schools of Bogue (Boops boops) are very common around Fuerteventura, they are often used as bait for larger fish such as barracuda, and tuna. They can be found in depths of a metre, down to around 350 metres. Their diet consists of small crustaceans, seaweed and plankton, schools of Bogue often rise to the surface at night. Individuals can reach 36 cm, but average 20 cm. They can be caught with small hooks, with small pieces of prawn, and...
Bottlenose Dolphin
Bottlenose Dolphin are often seen off the coast of Fuerteventura.
Cabra majorera or Fuerteventura Goat
The cabra majorera or Fuerteventura Goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) is the producer of the milk from which the famous Majorero cheese is made. It is the most important domestic mammal of Fuerteventura from an economic perspective and apart from the cheese goat meat is available in many restaurants. Goats are one of the oldest domesticated species in the world and have been used for their milk, meat, hair, and skins for over ten thousand years. Kids...
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What's on in Fuerteventura

  • Tuesday December 18th 2018

    Caleta de Fuste Street Market

    Caleta de Fuste Street Market is held every Tuesday and Saturday between 9am and 2pm, You can find all kinds of goods here, and it's perfectly fine, and often expected to haggle which can be quite ...

  • Tuesday December 18th 2018

    La Oliva Traditional Market

    La Oliva Traditional Market (Mercado de las Tradiciones) where local and handicraft products can be found is held every Tuesday and Friday between 10:00 and 14:00 at Casa del Coronel in the town of La ...

  • Tuesday December 18th 2018

    Corralejo Flea Market at Acua Water Park

    Corralejo Flea Market is held every Tuesday and Friday on Fuerteventura from 09:00 till 14:00 in the Acua Water Park car park, formerly the Baku Water Park You can find all kinds of goods here, and ...

  • Wednesday December 19th 2018

    Costa Calma Street market

    The Costa Calma Street market is held every Wednesday at Plaza Happag Lloyd between 09:00 and 14:00 Costa Calma has become a very popular tourist resort on Fuerteventura. and is located in the south ...

  • Thursday December 20th 2018

    Morro Jable Flea Market

    The Morro Jable Flea Market is held every Monday and Thursday in the Cosmo shopping centre car park between 09:00 and 14:00 Morro Jable is located in the south of Fuerteventura and is one of the most ...

  • Thursday December 20th 2018

    Corralejo Street Market

    Corralejo Street Market is located in the El Campanario Shopping Centre in Corralejo and is open every Thursday from 17:00 til 21:00 You can find all kinds of goods here, and it's perfectly fine, and ...