Total: 1,481 (in 3,611 days)
A racehorse dies every 2.4 days.
(Source: Racehorse Death Watch – the data collection started on 13th March 2007; data correct as at 29th January 2017.)
Once again Medway Council is trying to destroy Lodge Hill, a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and one of the last strongholds for nightingales in the UK. The nightingale population has dropped by 90% in only 50 years. The decline of the species is so alarming that nightingales are listed amongst our most threatened birds on the UK Red List.
Please help save Lodge Hill, other SSSIs and the nightingales by taking part in the RSPB’s campaign action. Thank you.
Scottish wildcats have been spotted at two National Trust for Scotland sites in Aberdeenshire in recent months:
Videos of the sightings and images of the Leith Hall cat are available for download at:
I came across this video in a National Geographic Cat Watch article entitled Video Cameras Provide First Documentation of Sunda Clouded Leopard Communication Behaviours.