British wildlife

Mountain hares are native to the UK, unlike rabbits or brown hares
Numbers of mountain hare on grouse moors in the eastern Highlands are now less than one per cent of figures from the 1950s. 
The Lynx UK Trust plan to reintroduce six lynx
Major landowners in the Kielder Forest have provided approval for the rewilding project.
Red squirrel and a camera
Discover the amazing wildlife and nature events happening around the UK this month!
A juvenile angelshark
Citizen science volunteers are needed for a Wales-based angelshark conservation project.
Peacock butterfly
Discover the amazing wildlife and nature events happening around the UK this month!
Timber wolves (a subspecies of grey wolf) in Germany (captive animals)
New research suggests that large fenced reserves could be the answer to wolf reintroduction in Scotland.
Nominations are now open for the UK Awards for Biological Recording and Information Sharing.
Water beetles
12 species for you to look for on your next pond-dipping adventure.
Swift
Tanya Hoare explains why we all need to share our homes with these charismatic little birds.
Swallowtail feeding on thistles in Norfolk
Entomologist and BBC Wildlife contributor Richard Jones explains why this beautiful butterfly is only found in Norfolk.
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