Mammals

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‘We’ve had pups try to head to the pub’: grey seals make remarkable UK comeback
With record numbers of the once heavily hunted mammal popping up around the UK, they have been seen in some unlikely places

Patrick Greenfield

27, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Inuit warn ‘rock concert-like’ noise from ships affecting Arctic wildlife
Calls for mandatory measures to reduce underwater noise pollution as melting ice opens up shipping routes

Karen McVeigh

25, Jan, 2023 @11:56 AM

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Baby seals spotted in record numbers on Norfolk coast
This year’s figure of 3,796 pup births is almost double the count during the winter of 2019-20

Aamna Mohdin and agencies

15, Jan, 2023 @1:25 PM

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Madagascar’s unique wildlife faces imminent wave of extinction, say scientists
Study suggests 23m years of evolutionary history could be wiped out if the island’s endangered mammals go extinct

Phoebe Weston

10, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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How rehoming wildlife from rhinos to bison can revive threatened species
From rhinos to vultures, rehoming wildlife is one way to revive a species and – as new generations arrive – there is hope for more big moves in 2023

Graeme Green

29, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Miracles and heartbreak’: saving orphaned elephants as Kenya’s drought devastates herds
Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is nursing record numbers of young animals back to health but as rains continue to fail, the vulnerable mammals face a challenging future

Lizzy Davies

26, Dec, 2022 @7:30 AM

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How a landmark bill and a small patch of land could save Florida’s panthers
The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act would provide $1.3bn annually for wildlife and could speed up completion of a crucial wildlife corridor in one US state

Richard Luscombe

03, Dec, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘We need a breakthrough deal on biodiversity’: can Montreal summit deliver for nature?
In 201o, politicians pledged to halt devastation of Earth’s wildlife. Since then, no progress has been made. And despite glimmers of hope, prospects look grim for next month’s top-level meeting in Canada

Robin McKie

27, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Lost and found: noisy, tame and very active, Argentina delights in giant otter’s return
Decades after the world’s biggest otter disappeared from the country, a kayaking trip revealed a lone male swimming in the Bermejo River

Graeme Green

24, Nov, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Animals bred in captivity develop physical changes that may hinder survival in the wild, research finds
Captive-breeding programs lead to shorter wing spans in birds and behavioural changes that leave animals more vulnerable to predators, global study finds

Donna Lu

20, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Country diary: A wood mouse prepares for winter
Sandy, Bedfordshire: We watched at our patio window as the nocturnal rodent took full advantage of a diurnal feast

Derek Niemann

09, Nov, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Ten African countries accuse EU of failing to protect hippos
Brussels’ plan to oppose a ban on trade in hippopotamus products puts species at risk, says letter signed by states, including Mali, Niger and Senegal

Arthur Neslen

08, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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