Repopulation: Wolves were reintroduced to Tuscany from the mountains of the Abruzzo in the 1990s, using EU funding  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-2533397/Mystery-wolf-slayer-leaves-dead-animals-displayed-Tuscan-villages-shot-seven-STRANGLED-one-bizarre-vendetta.html#ixzz2peo0BZu9  Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Wolves are more direct predators. They’re faster than the hyena and can bring down large a.

The Tuscan wild boar – or 'cinghiale' – has the dubious double honour of being a local emblem and a local delicacy.

The Tuscan wild boar – or 'cinghiale' – has the dubious double honour of being a local emblem and a local delicacy.

Chianina cows and Monticchiello in Tuscany

Chianina cows and Monticchiello in Tuscany

Scorpion attacks are relatively rare in Tuscany

Scorpion attacks are relatively rare in Tuscany

DEER: There are two main types of deer that can be spotted in Tuscany - the Roe Deer and the Fallow Deer. Both are majestic creautures

DEER: There are two main types of deer that can be spotted in Tuscany - the Roe Deer and the Fallow Deer. Both are majestic creautures

PORCUPINES: For bright-eyed visitors bristling with curiosity about the area’s wildlife, the sight of one of these quietly confident locals is an unexpe...

Incorporating wildlife and nature treks into luxury holidays has surged in popularity in recent years, and has also provided a welcome opportunity for many much-loved destinations to showcase their less familiar natural resources and riches.

a flock of sheep in the picturesque countryside of Tuscany

a flock of sheep in the picturesque countryside of Tuscany

horses in Maremma, Tuscany

horses in Maremma, Tuscany

blogitse.com animals in Tuscany, Italy by BLOGitse. We buy eggs from a farmhouse near by…

blogitse.com animals in Tuscany, Italy by BLOGitse. We buy eggs from a farmhouse near by…

Activism: Conservation groups have organised protests, calling for swift justice for those behind the killings

Activism: Conservation groups have organised protests, calling for swift justice for those behind the killings

A country side spec·ta·cle

A country side spec·ta·cle

HARE: There is more to see in Tuscany than the beautiful towns and historic buildings.

HARE: There is more to see in Tuscany than the beautiful towns and historic buildings.

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