Dorset is amazingly rich in wildlife. Here, variety really is the spice of life. Dorset's underlying geology and landscape support a vast variety of living things. Many of the wildlife habitats are nationally or internationally rare, and are home to some of the world's most threatened plants and animals.
Click on the flags on the wildlife mapto discover some of the best wildlife sites you can visit. Follow the links to find out about Dorset's different wildlife habitats and the species they support.