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Apenheul

Mingle with monkeys at Apenheul

Did you know that Apenheul was the first primate park in the world where apes and monkeys can walk around freely and mingle with...
Bokito

Bokito: The most famous primate of the Netherlands

Did you know that silverback gorilla Bokito is celebrating his 20th birthday today? This 180kg alpha male made headlines worldwide in 2007 when he jumped...
pets

Cats and dogs in the Netherlands

Did you know there are around 3.6 million cats and 2.1 million dogs in the Netherlands? Statics show that one out of two households in...
Schiermonnikoog

National Park Schiermonnikoog

Did you know that the entire natural area of Schiermonnikoog has been a National Park since 1989? Only a few areas of this pristine island...
National Park Alde Feanen

National Parks in the Netherlands

Did you know there are 20 National Parks in the Netherlands? These parks show the great diversity of Dutch nature (from sand dunes to...
Betuwe

Blossoming fruit trees in the Betuwe

Did you know that the Betuwe (Gelderland) has many colorful orchards with fruit trees? The area is at its most beautiful during the springtime...
water

20% of the Netherlands consists of water

Did you know that 20% of the Netherlands consists of water? One fifth of the country has been reclaimed from the water.
Terschelling

Visit the Dutch Wadden Islands

Did you know that 1.3 milion tourists each year find their way to the Dutch Wadden Sea Islands Texel, Terschelling, Vlieland, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog?...
National Park Weerribben-Wieden

Europe’s largest low peat wetland

Did you know that National Park Weerribben-Wieden is Europe's largest low peat wetland? The swampy area is a paradise for nature lovers, bird spotters...
rooftop farm

The first urban rooftop farm in the Netherlands

Did you know that the first urban rooftop farm in the Netherlands was introduced last spring? The vegetable garden on top of an office...