On the brink of EXTINCTION: One in five UK mammals face WIPEOUT

BRITAIN’S red squirrels, wildcats and the grey long-eared bat are among the mammals facing extinction in the UK, according to experts who warned one in five UK mammals face being wiped out.

Researchers at The Mammal Society and Natural England issued the first-ever “red list” for wild mammals in the UK indicating the 12 species they consider at risk of extinction.

According to the study, the survival of almost one in five British wild mammals is threatened.

This is the first time experts have analysed all the species of mammals in the UK over the last 20 years.

The species on the "red list" are considered "threatened" and could be extinct within...
source: Express

2018-06-13 18:20
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