wildlife news

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.
A water vole swims away after being released in Kielder Forest
The largest ever reintroduction of water voles in the UK is taking place in Northumberland. 
Godwit post release at WWT Welney
Rare wading birds have been released into the Cambridgeshire Fens after being raised in captivity.
London museum launches a major restoration project of its taxidermy collection. 
Common bird's foot trefoil, Lotus corniculatus
A new survey reveals that 70 per cent of people in the UK want to know more about wildflowers. 
Six young stoats saved after their mother is found dead on the road.
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