Spain has many different types of wildlife as the country has forests, woodlands, and seashore.
lynx is native to Spain, it is the most endangered and the only large
carnivore in Europe.
Along the seashore can be seen dolphins, seals, otters, and whales
Hot summers and cold winters in the interior. Partly cloudy and cool
There are five big mountain ranges crossing Spain.
In southernmost part of Spain is the Mountain Range Sierra Morena.
Mediterranean Spain, fertile and luminous.
Southern Spain -Andalucia, hot and dry.
Esparto grass is a coarse grass, native to Southern Spain, which is used for making paper.
The dry Spain has a combination of wood-land and scrub that can
thrive with very little moisture.
A typical forest of holm oaks and
cork trees survives in Andalusia. In the Southwest parts of Andalusia
several exotic species of plants are frequently found, such as the dwarf
fan palm, the Indian
prickly-pear and aloe plants.
In the Mediterranean area holm oak-cork forests are interspersed with
a coniferous mass dominated by the Aleppo
pine. In the higher altitudes, is conifers more suitable to
mountainous regions, such as the larch and the Scotch pine. A type of
desert with very scant vegetation extends to the shores of the
Mediterranean in the southeastern parts of Andalusia.
Spain has an extraordinary artistic heritage. Toledo-based artists El
Greco and Diego
Goya in the 18th century was Spain's most prolific painter and
he produced some wonderfully unflattering portraits of royalty.
If you have access to a variety of materials a fun face for children to make is with material. Choice one material for the face. Choice different materials for the facial features. Add ear-rings with a different material. Fun and easy for all ages.
The guitar was invented in Andalucía in the 1790's when a
sixth string was added to the Arab lute. It gained its modern shape
in the 1870s.
Part of the Fiesta of San Fermin is the Encierro or Running of the Bulls. In Pamplona, Spain, the second week of July is dedicated to the Running of the Bulls. The event is world famous. The tradition was immortalized in Ernest Hemingway's novel The Sun Also Ries in 1926, after which time many people from all over the world began attending the festival and running with the bulls.