Stalagmites grow from the floor up, stalactites grow from the ceiling down. Columns are created when a stalagmite and stalactite join.
Hall with limestone formations. You can judge the size by the railing size. (770k) Stalagmites and stalactites. (715k) Stalagmite and stalactite growing together. They can eventually form a column. (774k) Bright yellow stalagmite. (881k) Bright white stalagmite. (617k) Ceiling with thousands of straw stalactites. (784k) Closer view of the straw stalactites. (944k) Large column. (777k) Limestone formations. (805k) Closer view of the limestone formations. (924k) Detail of the limestone formations. (1061k) Limestone sheets. (1216k) Flowstones. (941k) This gives some indication of the size of the cave. (415k) It was crowded in the cave. (734k)
Flora in Slovenia
Meadow with Dandelions. (1.8M) European Mistletoe (Viscum album, german: Weißbeerige Mistel, french: Gui). (1355k) Perennial Honesty (Lunaria rediviva, german: Ausdauerndes Silberblatt, french: Lunaire vivace). (619k) Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris, german: Sumpfdotterblume, french: Populage des marais). (605k)
Fauna in Slovenia
Insect. (350k) Lizard. (1.5M) European Pine Marten (Martes martes, german: Baummarder, french: Martre des pins). (721k) Male Western Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus, german: Reh, french: Chevreuil). (1195k) Female Western Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus, german: Reh, french: Chevreuil). (715k)