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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 14.3 February 2003

Essex Otters – struggling in a hostile environment?

By - Sheila Macdonald, Christopher Mason

From the late 1950s, Otters Lutra lutra suffered a drastic decline in both range and numbers over much of the UK and Western Europe (Macdonald & Mason 1994), a decline which, at the time, went largely unnoticed. 

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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