Fauna in Kefalonia

Kefalonia island hosts a wide range of fauna species, vertebrates (birds, reptiles, amphibians, mammals) and invertebrates (insects, spiders, earthworms etc) which has for many years, attracted the interest of researchers from various nations. Birds are probably the most easy to notice. In Kefalonia due to the variety of habitats there is a great variety of… Read more

Flora & Fauna – Biodiversity in Kefalonia

Biodiversity in Kefalonia Kefalonia is the largest of the Ionian Islands and the 6th largest in Greece. The islands various types of habitat (forests, bushy hills, olive groves, vineyards, meadows, rocky and sandy beaches) host a rich variety of flora and fauna (read more on the links). The natural wealth and rich biodiversity of the… Read more

Semi-Wild Horses of Ainos

A rare encounter with the semi-wild horses on the slopes of Ainos is a magical experience! The majestic Mount Ainos is located 30 km from Argostoli and is central to the Ainos National Park and is home to a rare and beautiful herd of semi-wild horses. The horses originate from the ancient Greek mountain breed… Read more

Sea Turtles

Sea turtles are one of the most marvelous creatures that swim in our seas. These marine reptiles are living fossils since they have changed very little since they first appeared, more than 120 million years ago, when dinosaurs still roamed the earth. In Indian mythology the earth is supported on the backs of four elephants… Read more

Odysseus Zoo Land, Sami

Kefalonia by Anna suggests… Odysseus Zoo Land, Sami Roam through the most important moments of Odyssey in the natural landscape of the park. Get to know some rare animals and birds, like the black pig (which is endangered), the unique horses of Ainos, the royal deer and many other  animals of the region. So follow… Read more

Animal Rescue Kefalonia

‘Doris’ was founded on October 2011, by a team of animal loving people that live in Argostoli with the collaboration and help of the municipality of Kefalonia who provided the land for the shelter. It was quickly embraced by all animal loving people in the island. Particularly valuable is the contribution of the British community… Read more