• _BSI7818

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    A carpet of pond water-crowfoot (Ranunculus peltatus) covers the precious Viroin river. This is eleven kilometres of the purest waters to be found in Belgium.

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  • _BSI7826

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    Beautiful demoiselle (Calopteryx virgo) depositing its eggs onto the stems of pond water-crowfoot. See how this female is resisting the currents in order to lay off her eggs.

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  • Hazelworm-BS

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    The slow worm (Anguis fragilis) is omnipresent in these forests.

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  • _BSI8118

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    Moths occur in many species on the nightlamps of the campground in Olloy.

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  • GrWeerschijnvlinder-BS

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    The purple emperor (Apatura iris) in one of the stone quarries in the forest south of Olloy.

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  • Natrix-portret-BS

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    Grass snake (Natrix natrix helvetica) can get very large here and has a beautiful greyish ground colour resembling the slaty soil.

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  • _BSI7941

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    Dung beetles are very abundant on the track through the forest.

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  • _BSI8116

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    Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra) is also common in the area. This one was living in a large pit. It was photographed at night through a small hole in the lid.

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