Largest town and The capital is Laval in the centre of the department. Bogs and The peat-lands are often fringed with woodlands of alder. The woodlands are mostly small with the deciduous trees. The heathland is populated by cross-leaved heath and dwarf gorse. The old quarries are the refuge of bats, amphibians, greater butterfly orchid and cranesbill. Livestock farming predominates with pigs and horses with the breeding of cattle. Industries include the manufacture of linen, hemp and paper. Office furniture is manufactured in Laval and Château-Gontier.
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