Red squirrel numbers on increase at historic Northumberland estate

Red squirrel numbers on increase at historic Northumberland estate
 

Red-squirrel numbers at historic Northumberland estate are booming.
Wallington Hall has long been a haven for the endangered animals but a bout of Squirrel Pox Virus spread by Grey Squirrels in 2012 nearly devastated the estate’s population.
Only a few survived.
But now, thanks to the efforts of Squirrel Ranger Glen Graham, there are more than 200 living at the estate near Morpeth - the highest the Ranger has ever seen.
He said: “To be in this position is better than we dared to hope this time four years ago.
“In 2012 there were virtually none left. Perhaps one or two but now we have... read more

 
8 October 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 41
Source: Sunday Sun
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