Schwarzwald (The Black forest) Silva Nigra Located southwest part of Germany The Black Forest is half the size it use to be.
Former volcanic mountain turned into a vineyard Lake Schluchsee - biggest lake in the black forest.
ALTENSTEIG CASTLE Built in the 12 th century The only preserved medieval castle in the black forest Had many landlords till it came into the possession of The Duke of Wurttemberg in 1603 1610 a new castle was attached to the old one.
ANIMALS Red Squirrels Ants help the forest Brown bears and wolves
BLACK FOREST CATTLE Can climb up steep Mountains. Slightly smaller then normal cows Produce less milk then the regular big cows.
THE EURASIAN LYNX Exterminated in 1850 2002 first birth of wild lynx They have been spotted again over the past couple of years.
CUCKOO CLOCK Started in the 17 th century First worlds biggest Cuckoo Clock World's largest Cuckoo Clock in Germany World's largest Cuckoo Clock in Germany
BLACK FOREST FARM BUILDINGS Everything is under one roof. Steep roof enable ample of storage space. 30yrs ago the very last farm was introduce to electricity.
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