Tagged: Mammal

The Isle of Wight’s Deer in the Modern Era 1

The Isle of Wight’s Deer in the Modern Era 1

Populations of wild deer on the Isle of Wight have fluctuated since their re-appearance there after the end of the last ice age, with an apparent decline at the end of the 18th...

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In the Spotlight- the European Mole

  The European mole, Tapla europaea, is an often over-looked species here in Britain. Many people will walk past a mole hill on a weekly basis and many children will be able to...

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Cecil the lion – looking back.

  On July 1st 2015, Cecil the African lion (Panthera leo) was shot near Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, using a compound bow and arrow by American dentist Walter Palmer. The initial shooting only...

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