The area features remarkable wildlife diversity, making the Notranjska Regional Park one of Slovenia's biodiversity hotspots.
The king of our forests
Wolves play an important role in the maintaining of natural balance
Like a forest ghost, lynx moves silently and invisibly through the woods as it stalks its favourite prey
Forests of the Javorniki hills and the Menišija plateau are home to Slovenia's second largest owl
One of the rarest birds in Slovenia blends into the surroundings and become practically invisible. It can only be tipped off by its loud booming, which can be heard as far as a couple of kilometres.
The first described cave beetle in the world
Its presence in the Notranjska Regional Park bears witness of the preservation and beauty of our forests
This butterfly is like a crown jewel, because it decorates only the most beautiful, colourful and diverse meadows
Our largest dragonflies can only be found by small, intact streams and their upper courses which haven't been influenced by humans
Corncrake’s call speaks of meadows that are home to endangered plants and animals