Genets are closely related to other little animals called mongooses and civets. They are all carnivorous, usually eating insects, small rodents, and birds, and they use their sharp claws to trap their prey.
Green lizards can measure up to 40 cm in length! That’s more than the average ruler! Two-thirds of the total length is the tail, which is wide at the base, becoming cylindrical towards the end, large flat head and a rounded nose.
The identifying features of the chamois include the short, slightly curled horns. As well as the black stripes underneath the eyes on an otherwise white face. The body hair can be grey (winter) or brown (summer).
Wild boar numbers were growing rapidly – causing concern and controversy – even before the confinement period began. Over the past five years, their population has grown to around two million in France.