Posts Tagged ‘Girona’

Tiger mosquito reaches Girona

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008

The tiger mosquito continues its slow and seemingly unstoppable march, and has now reached Roses and L’Escala in Girona according to the Servicio de Control de Mosquitos de la Bahía de Roses y el del Baix Ter. La Vanguardia

First complete tapir skeleton in Europe found in Girona

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

The first complete skeleton of a tapir in Europe has been found in Girona at the archaeological dig, El Camp del Ninots. The fossil dates from 3.5 million years ago. Tapirs disappeared from Europe some 1.3 million years later at the start of the Pleistocene probably due to climate change. El País