Tag: extinct

Return of the water vole?

This Friday the National Trust are set to release 100 water voles onto a Yorskhire estate as part of a reintroduction plan. The voles have been bred specifically for release and are part of wider, landscape management plan that hopes to make the environment healthier and return it to a more natural state.

Can a zebra change its stripes?

Some of you may have seen this story that is doing the rounds currently where a South African team of scientists claim to have bred a quagga, an extinct animal. The quagga was a subspecies of zebra that went extinct in 1883, mainly due… Continue Reading “Can a zebra change its stripes?”

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