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Barbary Squirell
F FuerteEvents December 06, 2016 1176   3   5   0   0
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
siteadminsiteadmin May 05, 2018 904   5   2   0   0
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...
North African hedgehog
siteadminsiteadmin April 28, 2015 4741   1   3   0   0
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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