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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.
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...
The North African hedgehog or Algerian hedgehog can be seen on Fuerteventura. It closely resembles the European hedgehog, however, it tends to be smaller than its European counterpart, measuring anywhere from 20 to 25 centimetres in length.
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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 ...