Gran Paradiso National Park

Gran Paradiso National Park - Italy

This national park is located in the Graian Alps. It is named after Gran Paradiso mountain which is situated in the park, from the top of which, you can see Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn. Badgers, Wolves and Deer are all native to this area. 

Winter White

Photograph by Stefano Unterthiner, National Geographic

Among the wildlife inhabiting Italy’s Gran Paradiso National Park are ibex, chamois, red foxes, and ermines such as the one shown here wearing its white winter coat (its spring and summer coat is reddish brown).