“Do you think we’ll see the pool where they breed the fire salamanders?” I ask Mum. We’re at a nature reserve where they return captive-bred animals to the wild.
Turning a corner we come across this pond:
We do see some wild goats:
“Out in the wild, I should think,” he says, as we walk along the steep mountain path.
And then suddenly we see him, sitting on the roof of a building – a Griffon vulture:
There are a pair of white-tailed eagles in the next enclosure. In their nest there is a fluffy grey chick. The male talks to us as we walk past him:
The attached photo is a jacaranda tree. There are lots of them around here.
Happy Saturday everyone!
*2005. By Craig Russell. Jan Fabel crime thriller novel.