Category: Mammals

Seals cool down in Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, with temperatures in Scotland forecast to reach the mid-twenties in some places today. Over 600 seals are thought to reside at the Ythan Estuary beach in Newburgh, thought to be one of the largest colonies in the UK . 20/05/2013

The Protection of the Ythan Seals.

The Ythan estuary is one of Scotland’s lesser known nature reserves. The estuary sits around 10 miles north of Aberdeen. The estuary composes of a northern and southern sandy shores. The southern shore...

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Do Squirrels Hibernate?

A couple of frosty mornings ago I was stood in the garden watching the squirrels running along the fence and I wondered, when do squirrels go into hibernation? Do squirrels hibernate? For some...

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Evidence of a Badger Sett

Badgers are fluffy and adorable creatures and one of the most elusive mammals which inhabit the British countryside. Badgers conservation is a source of conflict between land owners such as farmers to foresters. Badgers are...

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Does nature blogging make a difference?

I have written before about the virtues of blogging from a personal perspective and the ample benefits it brings in terms of personal development, networking and general enjoyment. As such, it will come as no...

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A Mighty Blow to LACS Conservation Credibility

In the eyes of ordinary folk, conservationists and animal rights activists are often indistinguishable. Indeed, both groups boast some pretty distinct similarities in that each, above all else, cares profoundly about the natural...

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