Mouflons in the Gorges du TarnMouflons in the Gorges du Tarn
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In the heart of the Gorges du Tarn

Discover mouflons in the Gorges du Tarn. Long over-hunted and poached, mouflons have benefited from a hunting plan to preserve the population. The Hunting Federation is now involved in the management of the species.

All about

the Mouflons

There are 3 distinct populations of mouflons in Lozère: the first, and most numerous, is located on the Causse de Sauveterre and the Causse Méjean, on either side of the banks of the Tarn. The second is a little further down the Tarn, on its right bank, straddling Aveyron and Lozère. The third is in the Cévennes.

Seeing mouflons

In the Gorges du Tarn

Very discreet by nature, mouflons only move in to graze at dawn and late at night. If you’re lucky enough to catch a glimpse, the best thing to do is position yourself high up on the ridge of the Gorges, in the early hours of the morning or at dusk, equipped with binoculars, and be patient…

What other animals

can be observed

in the Gorges du Tarn?