“Animals are reliable, many full of love, predictable in their actions, graceful and loyal. Difficult standards for people to live up to.”
Whales, dolphins, herrings, white sturgeons, tuna, eels, rays.
Pheasants, pelicans, robins, herons, swans, cuckoos, bitterns, owls, buzzards
Bears, wolves, lynx, hares, chamois, deer, dormouse, bats, wild cats, wild boar.
Lizards, vipers, beetles, tortoises, Aesculapian snakes, skunks.
Abundance of stray dogs.
You can often witness open trucks on the road carrying sheep, horses, pigs and poultry to the slaughterhouses.
Hunting is legal in Romania. Common animals hunted are bears, stags, wild boars, roebucks, wolves, lynxes, wild cats, hares and birds.
Milioane de Prieteni(meaning millions of friends), is a bear sanctuary. Visitors and volunteers are welcome.
We have not included the treatment of animals in the meat/fur/leather industries, zoos or circuses, animal testing as it unfortunately still happens in most countries.