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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 01.6 August 1990

Feral Mink and Nature Conservation

By - Johnny Birks

Britain's post-glacial mammal fauna is relatively improverished because of our island status. The number of species present has waxed and waned at the hands of man for over a thousand years. Extinctions such as the Aurochs, Bos primigenius, Wolf, Canis lupus, Brown Bear, Ursus arctos, and European Beaver, Castor fiber, have been replaced by the introduction into the wild (accidental or otherwise) of many non-native mammals.

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist