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Animals in Denmark
Denmark is a small country located in Europe near Norway and Sweden. Denmark borders the Baltic Sea and the North Sea. Denmark has over 400 islands and its terrain is mostly flat. Denmark has areas of grasslands, forests, and arctic tundra. This variety of geographical regions allows a wide variety of animals to make their homes in Denmark.

In the forested and grassy areas, elk, deer, wolves, and
brown bear
brown bears are common. Other animals common to Denmark are the
European polecat
European polecat and the European pine martin. The European Pole Cat is related to the mink and are nocturnal animals. They are found throughout Europe and feed on small animals and frogs.

Denmark is home to a few animals that are unique to Denmark. These include the marine jaw worm wolf spider, and roe deer. The roe deer is smaller than most species of deer and is adapted to the colder climate of Denmark. The roe deer is most active in the early evening hours and lives in the wooded areas of Denmark. This species of deer was made famous by the original version of "Bambi". In the original version of this story, Bambi was a roe deer.

Since Denmark is bordered by the Baltic Sea and the North Sea there is numerous varieties of marine life around Denmark. Codfish
Flounder
flounder, and eel are a few varieties of sea life in the Baltic Sea. The North Sea also has sea life that includes walruses and the
beluga
beluga whales. The beluga whale is native to the colder seas around Denmark. They live in groups and the adult beluga whales are white in color.

Denmark is a colder country located in northern Europe. It is bordered by two seas, and has three distinct climate areas. Within these climate areas there is a variety of animals that make Denmark their home.


Even-toed ungulates in Denmark
Elk
Roe deer
Carnivores in Denmark
Badger
Ermine
European polecat
Common otter
Brown bear
European pine martin
Least weasel
Common seal
Cross fox
Arctic wolf
Beech marten
Dolphins, porpoises, and whales in Denmark
Long-finned pilot whale
Grey dolphin
Atlantic white-sided dolphin
White-beaked dolphin
North atlantic beaked whale
Killer whale
Common porpoise
False killer whale
Bottle-nosed dolphin
Common minke whale
Atlantic dolphin
Bats in Denmark
Serotine
Brandt's bat
Pond bat
Whiskered bat
Natterer's bat
Noctule
Common pipistrelle
Brown big-eared bat
European free-tailed bat
Particoloured bat
Western barbastelle
Hares, pikas, and rabbits in Denmark
Brown hare
European rabbit
Rodents in Denmark
Eurasian harvest mouse
Field vole
Common vole
Common dormouse
Eurasian red squirrel
Northern birch mouse
Striped field mouse
Long-tailed field mouse
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