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  • In Postojna, today has been dedicated to water. To its immense power witnessed daily in the wonderful karst features, inside Postojna Cave, in our baby dragons, as well as the water coming out of our bathroom or kitchen taps every morning. 

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  • In the last days of the week, we noticed some rather unusual behaviour.

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  • As the Slovenian economy continues to emerge from a prolonged recession set off by the global financial and economic crisis, corporate success stories represent an important turning of the page and source of inspiration.

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  • We have ventured into the olm’s waters - completely without any lights or disruptive external elements in the aquarium. We photographed the olm in its dark environment without additional illumination. What we captured was not the darkness, but what we had waited and hoped for all along – the olms’ embyonic development with visible cell division. To put it simply: it looks like the little ‘dragons’ are growing."

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  • More than Forty-five is the number of eggs laid by our female olm in the last two weeks, which is more than the number of eggs laid two years ago. 

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  • On Saturday, 30 January 2016, one of Postojna Cave’s tour guides noticed that there was an olm egg attached to the glass of the aquarium, which is located in the Concert Hall of Postojna Cave. Next to the egg, there was a pregnant female olm watching it carefully. Both Postojna Cave's biologists were immediately informed about what had happened and came to the cave that same evening to see what was going on.

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  • Olm Diary

    30.01.2016