Wildlife of Iceland
The Arctic Fox was the only land mammal living in Iceland before the viking settled here for more than 1000 years ago.
Seals can be found all around Iceland but the most common species are the Harbour seal and Grey seal.
Reindeers can only be found in East Iceland and the best time to see them is during the winter time.
Around 70 to 80 bird species regularly nest in Iceland, but over 30 additional species breed in the country.
The Icelandic horse in known to be very willing and a comfortable riding horse, he also has good personality.
The Icelandic sheep belongs to the Northern European short-tailed sheep and one of the purest breeds of sheep in the world.
The Icelandic sheepdog is the only native dog in Iceland and was used for centuries to herd sheep, cattle and horses in Iceland.