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SK: Bratislava - Fauna and Flora near Petrzalka
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No. of pictures: 40 pictures
Published: 10.10.2013

Croatian branch is a channel going through Bratislava's district of Petrzalka. It was built within a former branch of Danube. It goes from north to south until it turnes to the southeastern corner of Petrzalka. There live many plants and animals in the Croatian Branch. This unusual place in nature is located in the center of Petrzalka. Mostly birds live there and also fish, reptiles and amphibians. The most often you encounter there insects, mostly dragonfles, darners, grasshoppers, and butterflies. In the summer, the water surface of Croatian Branch is covered with white blossoms of water lilies . Partially for rich fauna and flora and sevreal endangered species the southeeastern part of the Croatian Branch was declared a 4th level protected area.

Text and photo: Radoslav Biskupič

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