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Estonia will have a national animal

April 23, 2018
By: Katrin Uurman

Estonia has a number of natural symbols: the national bird is the barn swallow, national flower is cornflower, the national tree is the oak tree, the national stone is the grey limestone. Also, there is a national fish which is Baltic herring. In 2018, a national butterfly was selected, which is swallowtail.

Estonian national symbols

Today, on 23rd of April, 2018 national animal will be announced.
The candidates are beaver, badger, fox, hedgehog, wolf and roe deer.

Estonian national animal candidates. Photos: Flickr, roe deer photo: Kaarel Roht. Source:


Will be continued…



Katrin Uurman
National Coordinator
leader of the campaign “Month of an EUROPEA Member State”



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