Are there bats in the Algarve?

Little is known about the distribution of bats in the Algarve. Mediterranean Horseshoe Bat Rhinolophus eurayle Morcego-de-ferradura-mediterrânico; Local cave-dwelling species. Roosts with Greater Horseshoe Bat and Schreiber’s Bat.

Are bats protected in Portugal?

All species of bat identified in Spain are protected by state legislation: Real Decreto 139/2011, de 4 de febrero, para el desarrollo del Listado de Especies Silvestres en Régimen de Protección Especial y del Catálogo Español de Especies Amenazadas.

Are there sharks in Portugal?

Portugal is ranked third among EU Member States for catches of sharks (consisting of mainly blue sharks followed by rays, makos, and deepwater species). Oceanic sharks are increasingly targeted by Portuguese fishermen and reportedly make up more than 80% of the catch from the Portugal’s surface longline fleet.

Does Portugal have a lot of bugs?

Portugal, like nearly every country in the world, has it’s fair share of poisonous insects, arachnids, snakes, and even caterpillars. Do not let this put you off of your vacation or camping trip, there are many remedies which you should carry with you just in case.

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