A natural paradise The canyons of Velika and Mala Paklenica, numerous summits, prominent cliffs, caves and other formations of extreme beauty are some of the basic phenomena of this Park and are the main reason why most visitors come. In the Manita peć Cave, the stalagmites and stalactites are up to 20 m high. Endemic species Paklenica also has distinctive fauna with a very important griffon vulture colony. Degenia velebitica is the most famous endemic plant species. Paklenica formed the backdrop for various films, including those about the famous Indian Winnetou from the novels of Karl May.