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 bears
are common. Other animals common to Denmark are the 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
, 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
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.