The Barbary Ground Squirrel is typically found on the coast of Western Sahara, in Morocco, Algeria and in the vicinity of the Atlas Mountain. The Fuerteventura squirrels were brought to the island more than 4 decades ago as pets and although they are extremely cute, the chipmunks in Fuerteventura are considered an invasive species.
The Morro Velosa Statues are situated in the Rural Park Betancuria, very close to the viewpoint with the same name: Mirador Morro Velosa.
Mirador Morro Velosa is situated on the road between Antigua and Betancuria, at only 9 km of the old capital of Fuerteventura - Betancuria. The building itself is situated on the top of Tegu mountain (montana Tegu) at an altitude of 669 m.
Corralejo Natural Park is a MUST SEE in Fuerteventura - Enjoy this beautiful place with turquoise water and kilometers of fine white sand. Corralejo is situated in the North of Fuerteventura, in the municipality of La Oliva and it is the most popular resort on the island.
La Pared is a small town on the west coast of Fuerteventura, popular among surfers who come here for the great beach. The town only has a few bungalows, a hotel and some private villas and only one supermarket.
Tindaya is a unique and special place in the Canary Islands because it's a mix of legends, biodiversity, history and an area with great archaeological significance.
The area of Castillo de Lara is probably the greenest part in Fuerteventura, situated inside the Betancuria Rural Park at an altitude of 450m.