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Natterer's bat – its broad wings enable it to fly slowly
A new project to detect and identify bats in real time is trialled by scientists. 
There are seven bee-eaters in total at the quarry
Exotic birds have made a sand quarry their home for the summer.
Hedgehog ‘blown up like a beach ball’ is saved. 
The Polynesian ground-dove was once widespread in the Pacific
Removal of non-native animals has allowed birds to thrive on remote islands. 
The spoonbill hasn’t nested regularly in the UK since the 1700s so this latest sighting has given conservationists a reason to celebrate. 
Cornish beaver among lily pads in its new home
After being hunted to extinction in the UK 400 years ago, beavers are back in Cornwall. 
African countries go the extra mile to protect their largest species, scientists say.
Snake fungal disease has been found in wild grass snakes in the UK
Europe’s snakes could face a growing threat from killer pathogens. 
A green sea turtle, listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List
Marine turtles are being killed by tropical prawn trawls, which export to the UK, despite a method existing to reduce their capture 
Breeding success of kittiwakes affected by fishing industry catching sandeels in the North Sea.
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