Swedish, Finnish and Russian wolves, new research

This 2015 video is called Return of the European Wolf. From Uppsala University in Sweden: Swedish, Finnish and Russian wolves closely related November 10, 2020 The Scandinavian wolf originally came from Finland and Russia, and unlike many other European wolf populations its genetic constitution is virtually free from dog admixture. In addition, individuals have migrated […]

The BBC reports The wildlife charity the RSPB says it has been “overrun” by reports of birds of prey being illegally killed since the lockdown started six weeks ago. Species of raptors (birds of prey) that had been targeted include hen harriers, peregrine falcons, red kites, goshawks, buzzards and a barn owl. The wildlife charity […]

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