A Flora and Fauna of Symi

A personal guide to the wildlife of Symi and beyond

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These cultivated terraces are well kept and maintained. Dotted with olive trees, figs and turpentine trees small piles of oat straw are drying in the sun. This fodder will be fed to the goats in the dry summer when all the the grazing has gone and will sustain the animals until October when the rainy season starts.





Here is a photograph of the same terraces taken earlier in the year.

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