Lac des Bouillouses, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Bouillouses Lake and its surroundings is a natural site classified since 1976.
The Bouillouses teeming with ideas of walks, revealing then for the walker an extraordinary ground of discovery, a colored and varied palette of routes for all the public going to the search for fauna and flora preserved …
If we meet without much difficulty groundhog in the lawns that border the various lakes or the Izard in the alpine highlands, the site is also home to a mammal very rare endemic: Desman of the Pyrenees, small aquatic mammal of mountainous Pyrenean torrents, it feeds exclusively on insects and is protected on the national level.
Carpet of heather, blueberry, broom and rhododendron, the site is also home to many varieties of plants including three species very rare in the department and protected in France; Gallium trifid (Rubiaceae), Botrychium simplex (a rare fern found in peat bogs) and Lake Isoetes.
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