Rare pine marten captured on camera in Northumberland

Video footage of a pine marten in Northumberland has been captured for the first time – and has been likened to finding ‘a mythical beast’.
The creature, Britain’s second rarest carnivore after the wildcat, has previously been extinct in England and Wales and the last official record of one in Northumberland dates to around 1905.
But this month, the elusive animal, part of the same family as otters and weasels, was caught on a camera set up by the Back from the Brink project.
It is seen as a species in urgent need of conservation action and the spread into northern England will be an... read more

 
20 March 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 29
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