Cucujus Cinnaberinus: the Beetle extinct in all Europe, returns to live in Sila

The Sila plateau is also knows as “great Forest of Italy” for its marvelous lush woods, rich in centuries-old trees. From the particular naturalistic, monumental, historical and cultural value the landscape of the Sila plateau is a reality of extraordinary value, the result of particularly favorable ecological conditions, but also a consequence of the careful…

The wolf: the emblem of the Silan Plateau

The wolf is certainly the emblem of the Silan Upland, the icon that represents numerous municipalities, sports clubs and Sila’s associations. The wolf (canis lupus), the “king” of predators, is, with human, at the top of the food chain. Belonging to the order of carnivores and to the family of “canidi”, it has a weight…