Pine marten back in England, after a century

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This 2006 video says about itself:

Native pine martens seen in the forest near to Aspenwood Holiday Cottage overlooking Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland.

From daily The Independent in Britain:

Pine marten seen in England for the first time in a hundred years

Photographic proof that there was a pine marten in the woods of south-west Shropshire sparked a wave of excitement among local conservationists

Ian Johnston

Wednesday 15 July 2015

A dark shape moved rapidly through the woods and moments later, with a flash of its bushy tail, disappeared into the undergrowth.

Keen nature-watcher Dave Pearce’s first instinct was to reach for his camera – and in doing so he took the photograph of a lifetime, capturing what is believed by some to be the first confirmed sighting of a wild English pine marten in a century.

A carnivore that is about the size of a…

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