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Alutaguse national park was established as Estonian 6th national park

Brown bear. Photo: Remo Savisaar
Brown bear. Photo: Remo Savisaar

Did you know that now we have 6 national parks in Estonia? The newest is Alutaguse in East of Estonia.

Alutaguse National Park´s natural landscapes are home for many rare species in Estonia, for example Flying Squirrel and Black Stork, but also for the Great Grey Owl and Brown Bear.

Alutaguse National park was formed to protect and allow access to the extensive bog, forest and coastal landscapes together with our cultural heritage, characteristic to North East Estonia.

Alutaguse National Park is also affiliated to Natura 2000 - the European Union network of protected areas.

Additial information from Alutaguse webpage:

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