Learn to know the large carnivores of Finland in pictures and video films. Go to Gallery.
Kuhmo Visitor Centre Petola
Kuhmo Visitor Centre Petola is home to Finland's large carnivores and offers a window on the Kainuu wilderness. Here you can obtain information on the brown bear, the wolf, the lynx and the wolverine. Read more.
Coexisting with large carnivores
Humans and large carnivores have always lived side by side in Finland. Attitudes towards the animals have varied from good to bad over time. The myths and legends surrounding these animals have affected the attitudes and often incited fear and even hatred against our large carnivores. Read more