5 Sights in Vleteren, Belgium (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Vleteren, Belgium. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Vleteren, Belgium.

List of cities in Belgium Sightseeing Tours in Vleteren

1. Bruine capucijnaap

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Bruine capucijnaap David M. Jensen (Storkk) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The capuchin monkeys are New World monkeys of the subfamily Cebinae. They are readily identified as the "organ grinder" monkey, and have been used in many movies and television shows. The range of capuchin monkeys includes some tropical forests in Central America and South America as far south as northern Argentina. In Central America, where they are called white-faced monkeys ("carablanca"), they usually occupy the wet lowland forests on the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica and Panama and deciduous dry forest on the Pacific coast.

Wikipedia: Capuchin monkey (EN)

2. Saint-Sixtus Abbey

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St. Sixtus' Abbey, Westvleteren, which belongs to the Cistercians of Strict Observance, or Trappists, is a Roman Catholic abbey located in Westvleteren, in the Belgian Province of West Flanders. The abbey is famous for its spiritual life, characterised by prayer, reading, and manual work, the three basic elements of Trappist life. It has also a reputation for its brewery, one of several producers of Trappist beer in Belgium.

Wikipedia: St. Sixtus' Abbey (EN), Website, Heritage Website

3. Eurasian lynx

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The Eurasian lynx is a medium-sized wild cat widely distributed from Northern, Central and Eastern Europe to Central Asia and Siberia, the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas. It inhabits temperate and boreal forests up to an elevation of 5,500 m (18,000 ft). Despite its wide distribution, it is threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation, poaching and depletion of prey.

Wikipedia: Eurasian lynx (EN)

4. Witwanggibbon

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The northern white-cheeked gibbon is a Critically Endangered species of gibbon native to South East Asia. It is closely related to the southern white-cheeked gibbon, with which it was previously considered conspecific. The females of the two species are virtually indistinguishable in appearance.

Wikipedia: Northern white-cheeked gibbon (EN)

5. Lemurs

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Lemuriformes is an infraorder of primate that falls under the suborder Strepsirrhini. It includes the lemurs of Madagascar, as well as the galagos and lorisids of Africa and Asia, although a popular alternative taxonomy places the lorisoids in their own infraorder, Lorisiformes.

Wikipedia: Lemuriformes (EN)


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