On this site you will find basic information about a number of species to be found in France presented in a manner which is easy to understand. There are fact files about Snakes, Lizards, Frogs, Mammals, Birds, Butterflies, Native Flowers, Insects including bees and much more plus information about some introduced invasive species and the problems they create.
The Marmot or Alpine Marmot in France had an existing population in the French Alps. They were then reintroduced in the early 1950’s to the Pyrenees where they had disappeared several million years ago. Releases were also made in the Jura and Lozère where they have successfully settled..