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A Focus on Nature have recommended ways Britain can benefit wildlife in their Vision for Nature report. 
But the Moorlands Association says the Society has given up on the hen harrier plan too soon. 
African wild dog
The Red List is widely recognised as the best measure of how the world’s wildlife is faring. 
Bearded dragon
Researchers have discovered that gender is a complicated issue for bearded dragons, with males becoming females at warmer temperatures during the incubation period. 
Water vole
What will you see on your next visit to the zoo - great apes, perhaps, or big cats? Whatever takes your fancy, spare a thought for the conservation work our zoos do for some of Britain's most charismatic native species.
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Saffron toucanet
A tract of Atlantic Forest near Rio de Janeiro has been rescued and renamed the Olympic Forest Reserve to commemorate Great Britain’s most successful Olympics yet.
Pipistrellus pipistrellus
A technology that has traditionally been used by the emergency services, thermal imaging, is now being employed to help the UK’s plummeting bat population. 
Zebra finch
How zebra finches use ‘baby-talk’ to teach juveniles their song. 
Water vole
As part of a new initiative in land management, the National Trust is reintroducing 100 water voles to the Yorkshire Dales.
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