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Animals in Luxembourg
Luxembourg enjoys a moderate climate without extremes being a component of the West European Continental climatic region. Inhabitants experience mild winters, fairly cool summers and heavy rainfall. The deeply incised narrow valleys of the country's northern part, in some ways, provide a habitat for rare protected animals like the
European otter
European Otter. In the south, nature has reclaimed deserted open pit mines and abandoned quarries, giving room for flowers to spring in most of this area.

Notwithstanding the small size of the country, quite a number of animals exist within her boarders. The country harbor even-toad ungulates like the
wild boar
wild boar, elk and roe deer. Carnivores are not in short supply in Luxembourg, some of which are
least weasel
least weasel, common otter, European pine marti, cross fox,
beech marten
beech marten, ,
European polecat
European polecat, brown bear, badger, ermine, arctic wolf and wild cat,.

If you are interested in bats , a visit to this country will afford you the opportunity of seeing the brandt's bat, the pond bat, the greater horseshoe bat, the lesser horseshoe bat ,the greater mouse-eared bat, , the noctule, the nathusius' pipistrelle, the common pipistrelle, the brown big-eared bat, the gray big-eared bat, , the whiskered bat, the natterer's bat, the lesser noctule , the western barbastelle and the serotine.

Rodents are the last category of animals in Luxembourg. While they may be few by name, their presence is preponderance. These rodents are common vole, black-bellied hamster, long-tailed field mouse, field vole, garden domouse, and European pine vole.

Luxembourg is not only known for the Battle of the Bulge during World War II, it is also fondly remembered for inhabiting the smallest living carnivore in the world. This animal is about 23 centimeters in length and goes by the name 'least weasel'. It is highly solitary in nature.


Even-toed ungulates in Luxembourg
Wild boar
Elk
Roe deer
Carnivores in Luxembourg
Wild cat
Common otter
European pine martin
Least weasel
Cross fox
Beech marten
Badger
Ermine
European polecat
Brown bear
Arctic wolf
Bats in Luxembourg
Serotine
Brandt's bat
Pond bat
Greater mouse-eared bat
Whiskered bat
Natterer's bat
Lesser noctule
Noctule
Nathusius' pipistrelle
Common pipistrelle
Brown big-eared bat
Gray big-eared bat
Greater horseshoe bat
Lesser horseshoe bat
Western barbastelle
Rodents in Luxembourg
Field vole
Common vole
European pine vole
Yellow-necked field mouse
Long-tailed field mouse
Black-bellied hamster
Garden dormouse
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