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Atlantic Lizard
siteadminsiteadmin April 28, 2015
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.
East Canary gecko
siteadminsiteadmin April 28, 2015
The East Canary gecko or Canary wall gecko is a species of lizard endemic to the eastern Canary Islands and often seen in Fuerteventura at night on outdoor walls and ceilings. They can grow to around 15 centimetres in length, and have suction pads all along the toes which are widest at the tips.
Hawksbill sea turtle
S StayInFuerteventura December 06, 2016
The hawksbill sea turtle, a critically endangered sea turtle can be found around the coast of Fuerteventura. The hawksbill is easily distinguished from other sea turtles by its sharp, curving beak. Although this turtle lives part of its life in the open ocean, it spends more time in shallow lagoons and coral reefs. Hawksbill sea turtles typically grow to 1 metre in length, and a weight of around 80 kg.
Leatherback Sea Turtle
F FuerteEvents December 06, 2016
The Leatherback sea turtle is the oldest of the eight species of turtle to visit Fuerteventura. This turtle can weigh up to 500kg and can measure up to 2metres. It's main diet is jelly fish. It is scientific name is (Dermochelys coriacea).
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
F FuerteEvents December 06, 2016
The loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) has been reintroduced to Fuerteventura from Cape Verde. Eight nests with around five hundred eggs were transferred to Fuerteventura from Gran Canaria. The nests were at risk from predators at Cape Verde and the eggs had a very poor chance of hatching and the turtles had very little chance of making it to the sea. The nests were transported via helicopter to "turtle camp" Fuerteventura. The eggs were buried So the natural progression of turtles...
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Upcoming Fuerteventura Events

Friday February 22nd 2019 15:30 - Saturday February 23rd 2019 20:00

The 2019 Caleta de Fuste carnival takes place during February in Caleta de Fuste,Fuerteventura.-DATES TO BE CONFIRMED

Friday February 22nd 2019 17:00 -20:30

The El Cotillo Artisan Market (Mercadillo Artesanal en El Cotillo)nis held every Friday evening between 17:00 and 20:00 in the small square in El Cotillo,Fuerteventura.

Saturday February 23rd 2019 08:00 -14:00

The Puerto del Rosario Agricultural Market is held every Saturday between 08:00 and 14:00 above the bus station in Puerto del Rosario, Fuerteventura.

Saturday February 23rd 2019 09:00 -16:30

Lajares Craft Market (Mercado Artesanal de Lajares) is held every Saturday between 10:00 and 16:00 in the small square in Plaza de Los Lajares, Lajares, Fuerteventura.

Saturday February 23rd 2019 09:00 -14:00

Caleta de Fuste Street Market is held every Tuesday and Saturday between 09:00 and 14:00 next to the bus station in Caleta de Fuste,Fuerteventura.

Saturday February 23rd 2019 09:00 - Friday March 1st 2019 23:00

The 2019 Puerto del Rosario Carnival takes place between February 16th and March 10th in Puerto del Rosario,Fuerteventura.

This years carnival theme is videogames (Los Videojuegos)

The public holiday in the municipality of Puerto del Rosario is on Tuesday, March 5th.

Additional information will be added as it becomes available.

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