Southeast of Bitola town, in the area known as Mariovo, there is a hunting area for big game “Nidze”. The total area is 20.286 ha with a hunting area of 19.694 ha. The presence of different type of forests, has provided natural shelter for the game which is very important, especially in the productive period.
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In the hunting area “Nidze”, there is a presence of wild pig and roe, but in certain parts of the same we can constantly meet a wild rabbit. Though it is a small game, it appears on the small areas, that is, on the altitude of 1.200 m. Besides these species, regularly or from time to time we can meet other game species such as: badger, partridge, pigeons of various types, woodcock and other feathery and hair game. When game without protection is in question, we can meet wolf, fox, weasel, marten, marten, skunk, magpie, northern goshawk and others. The hunting area “Nidze” is of historical significance gained during The First World War, whereby the front line where a great number of solders from different European countries were fighting, stretched on a part of the hunting area. It is a part from the history of a serious number of European nations and most of trenches, bunkers and other remains of that time, nowadays represent an important historical and cultural monument.