Farming remains the main occupation of the native people of La Gomera. People grow various fruit and vegetables for their own use and banana, avocado, papaya and mango for export. Fruit are usually grown on wonderful plains of the island, while vegetables are mostly planted on its slopes. Besides farming this place is known for cattle raising. In La Gomera are grown goats. The milk of these animals is then used to make delicious cheese that is widely used in the local cuisine.
Tourists will find large choice of national parks and nature reserves and other protected places. The island is home to various rare animals. For example, the giant Canary lizard belongs to main endemics of the island. Today this animal is close to extinction.
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