Archive for September 19th, 2017:

The man trying to save bats’ lives

Dr Matt Zeale leads a team of conservationists tracking the rare barbastrelle bat. Using tagging technology and thermal imaging cameras, the team hopes to help preserve the animal’s future. More on this story on BBC London’s Inside Out programme on BBC1 on Monday 18 September at 19:30 BST. Article source:

Horsey seal injured by flying ring ‘making recovery’

A seal captured by volunteers on a beach is recovering at a specialist centre after getting a flying ring trapped around its neck. The animal was first spotted trapped in the ring on Horsey beach in Norfolk six months ago, but previous attempts to capture it and remove the frisbee-like ring failed. BBC News visited

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Size matters when it comes to extinction risk

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The large and the small are most at risk of extinction, on land and in water The biggest and the smallest of the world’s animals are most at risk of dying out, according to a new analysis. Size matters when it comes to extinction risk, with vertebrates in the

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