Capers have been used in cooking since at least 2000BC in Mesopotamia and they …Read more
The fig tree (Ficus carica, Tin), which originated in the Middle East and …Read more
The first expression of agriculture in prehistory dates back to the Neolithic Revolution, to …Read more
Since 1971, the Maltese Rock-Centaury (Cheirolophus crassifolius, Widnet il-Baħar) has been recognised as Malta’s …Read more
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If you are planning to visit Dingli Cliffs, you will enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the native plants and flowers that dot the surrounding countryside. Dingli Cliffs and the surrounding areas are home to a tremendous diversity of flora and many of the 1100 species found in the Maltese Islands are recorded in the surrounding areas.
Most of the fauna in the Maltese Islands consists of insects and molluscs. A number of residential birds are found with a relatively high numbers of seabird colonies. One such colony is found at Dingli Cliffs. 20 mammals are found in the Maltese islands 11 of which are Bats. One can also encounter a number of reptiles together with one amphibian.