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wildlife insects and spiders

stoke
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wildlife insects and spiders

could anyone tell us if there is any wildlife insects and spiders in the algarve.thankyou.

Lisbon, Portugal
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1. Re: wildlife insects and spiders

Of course there are... there are insects and spiders everywhere! But don't worry, nothing dangerous. And usually not too many.

stoke
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..... I KNOW THERE ARE SPIDERS EVERYWHERE ! but what i meant . are there any spectacular insects = big .

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Algarve??? This is Açores forum. There are spiders and insects every where in the world! Come on!! By the way, I live in Algarve.

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Sorry, did not mean to be rude and did not understand what you meant. There are no really big and spetacular spiders in the Algarve (or Portugal), but you can find some to be quite interesting in colours and shapes. As to insects, the most spetacular would be dragonflies near waterbodies (they concentrate a lot because water is scarce), and of course butterflies. If you look closely under rocks or around shrubs, some beetles can be quite espectacular, as well as catterpilars on the actual plants. Look for the very occasional scorpion under rocks or at night... they can be painful but that's about it.

Sorry again for the misunderstanding.

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oh ok then we like to know how the wildlife is differant from uk.and do you see any cockroaches as the canary islands have loads.

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its ok dont worry about the misunderstanding thanks very much for the info that was really helpful wil be interested in the scorpions.

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