ripleys.com – By Engrid Barnett – From the Highland fling to bagpipes, kilts to haggis, Scotland is famous for many things, although the verdict’s still out on how “good” some of these innovations have proven. (Haggis, we’re looking at you!) But when it comes to encouraging biodiversity and conservation efforts, the nation has taken impressive steps in recent years.
The icing on the ecosystem cake is an insect hotel measuring 7,059.4 cubic feet, per UPI. The largest of its type in the world, it’s the brainchild of Highland Titles, a conservation group, and sits on the organization’s nature reserve in Duror.