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    The rugged, SW-Cyprus coastline near Petra tou Romiou. In Greek mythology this place is known as the birth place of Aphodite.

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  • Cyprus_anemones_BV

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    Anemone coronaria in full bloom.

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  • Cyprus_Hsavignyi2_BV

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    Lemon-yellow tree frog (Hyla savignyi) is relatively active in February.

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    Lemon-yellow tree frog.

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  • Cyprus_Ptroodica_BV

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    Snake-eyed lizard (Ophisops elegans)

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    Ophisops elegans.

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  • Cyprus_Lstellio_BV

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    Starred agama (Laudakia stellio). It is supposed to be common on the island, but was not yet very active during our visit in February.

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  • Cyprus_Cyclamen_BV

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    Cyclamen cyprium, another endemic, here in the 'Tombs of the Kings' archeological site near Paphos.

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  • Cyprus_habitat_Aschreiberi_BV

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    Just outside the 'Tombs of the Kings', these sparsely vegetated dunes are the habitat of ...

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  • Cyprus_Aschreiberi_BV

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    Acanthodactylus schreiberi. Although only a few were around in February, this species is common in the warmer months of the year. Outside Cyprus it is found in isolated spots in S-Turkey, Israel and Lebanon.

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  • Cyprus_Tvittata_BV

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    Striped skink (Trachylepis vittata).

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  • Cyprus_Oflavomarginata_BV

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    Ophrys flavomarginata.

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  • Cyprus_AvgasGorge_BV

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    Avgas Gorge.

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  • Cyprus_LaraBeach_BV

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    Lara Beach, Cyprus' most famous nesting beach for loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta) and green turtle (Chelonia mydas). The nesting season is mostly from June-August.

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  • Cyprus_kusthabitat_BV

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    Coastal habitat north of Paphos.

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  • Cyprus_Mkotschyi1_BV

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    Kotschy's gecko (Mediodactylus kotschyi).

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  • Cyprus_Mkotschyi2_BV

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    Kotschy's gecko.

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