Tagged: America


The American Bison: A new national symbol

On Monday, President Obama signed the National Bison Legacy Act officially making the American Bison the first National Mammal of the United States. The act was introduced last year and was passed by congress...

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Return of the Lamprey

An endangered species of fish known as the lamprey has returned to UK rivers for the first time since the 1800’s. ( although a dead lamprey was found in the Thames in  2009.) What...

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Cacti crisis

According to new research, one third of all cacti species are now endangered. This puts the cacti above most types of animals in the endangered species list The study was a collaborative effort...

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Pectoral Sandpiper

    Seen at the RSPB reserve at Marazion Marsh, Penzance, Cornwall in the last 24 hours. Taxonomic name. Calidris melanotos. This is not a British bird, they’re scarce passage migrants from America...

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