Rural communities enjoy or not the presence of many types of wildlife. Just like every other part of the world, our region has many types of wildlife and other types that have become extinct. While we don’t have certain types of wildlife like raccoons in North America, there have been many specifies of animals that are similar to their North American or European cousins.
Species that have been extinct are great auk, the Irish Elk, the European Beaver, Brown Bear and the European wildcat. Continue reading