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    1865 - the Victoria view gets its name.
    In 1865, Wilhelm I named the Victoria View after his daughter-in-law, Crown Princess Victoria. From there, the national park reveals itself in all its beauty.
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    Something is stirring in the ponds.
    Numerous pond inhabitants are now booming. Observations in the national park are particularly worthwhile now.
  • 12
    The water dragons emerge.
    The crested newts are also known as "water dragons": the male's crest makes the already relatively large newt appear even bigger.
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    1820 - Foundation stone laid directly at the Königsstuhl.
    The Prussian government had the first inn built directly on the Königsstuhl in 1820. Today, the National Park Center is located here.
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    Now it's getting royal at the Königsstuhl.
    The queen ants are now swarming out. Many are looking for dead old tree trunks, which are once again abundant in the national park. One tree can be home to up to 34 species.
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    Now its mating season begins.
    One of the most cunning hunters living undisturbed in the national park is the stone marten. Its mating season begins now.
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    2003 - Topping-out ceremony is celebrated.
    The topping-out ceremony for the KÖNIGSSTUHL National Park Center is celebrated in 2003. It will be just under a year before the visitor center opens.
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    But now out with you.
    Now the young badgers leave the den for the first time under their mother's supervision. In the national park, they can grow up undisturbed by humans.
  • 18
    8 months gestation period is over.
    After a gestation period of around 8 months, the calves of the very shy red deer are now born. The calves are yellowish spotted in the first few months.
  • 19
    2007 - a hurricane changes the landscape.
    In 2007, a hurricane-like storm sweeps down trees and around 5,000 m³ of chalk near the Kieler Bach stream. A natural spectacle that is characteristic of the chalk coast in the national park.
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    After 5-8 years the stag beetles swarm out.
    These impressive beetles can only be seen this month.
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    The young deer are now growing their first antlers.
    The fallow deer born last year are now growing their first simple antlers. These deer can be observed in the national park without much effort.
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    1837 - Site manager Schinkel leaves his mark.
    Between 1837 and 1838, a Swiss-style inn is built on the Königsstuhl according to the plans of the Prussian Crown Prince Friedrich Wilhelm IV under the supervision of Schinkel.
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    2005 - The state parliament sets a new course.
    In 2005, the M/V state parliament decides to merge the Jasmund and Vorpommersche Boddenlandschaft national park authorities. The Vorpommern National Park Authority is created.
  • 24
    Now the calves are born.
    The fallow deer calves are now being born in the shelter of the undisturbed beech forest.
  • 25
    2009 - The world mourns the loss of the Dresden Elbe Valley.
    The Elbe Valley in Dresden is no longer part of the World Heritage Site. Because the city pressed ahead with the construction of the controversial Waldschlösschenbrücke bridge despite warnings, UNESCO revoked the status on June 25, 2009 - something that has only happened once before.
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    The fallow deer are now wearing their summer coats.
    Fallow deer can often be seen in the national park. Now they are wearing their summer coat. It is light reddish brown with white patches.
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    Now the hedgehog's nest is rustling.
    In the dense undergrowth of the forest-free cliff slopes, the first female hedgehogs have now given birth to their still blind and helpless young.
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    The young great spotted woodpeckers have now hatched.
    The young great spotted woodpeckers have now hatched. Their parents find plenty of food in the numerous rotten veteran trees in the national park.
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    1996 - "Miss Europe" on Jasmund for the first time.
    In 1996, the metallic glittering banded damselfly was recorded in the National Park. It is one of the most beautiful dragonflies in Europe.
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    The fawns are now born.
    The fawns are now born. As they are not yet able to flee, they press themselves against the ground in case of danger. Do not touch them! Otherwise they will be rejected by their mother.