Bison Calf 3 Dec2022 (Donovan Wright)
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    Rare Red-Billed Choughs move to new Wildwood Devon home

    4th Jan 2023

    Iconic birds arrive at Wildwood Devon in hopes that they will be the answer to dwindling populations across Southern England.

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    Bat rescue

    22nd Jul 2022

    This tiny common pipistrelle bat pup is less than a week old and is being cared for by Hazel Ryan, our senior Conservation Officer and bat carer for Kent Bat Group.

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    Conservation research: Wildwood contributes to turtle and tortoise study

    15th Jul 2022

    Even though humans live longer lives compared to their historical counterparts, we cannot escape the inevitability of aging. However, testudines – the order to which tortoises and turtles belong – may buck this trend by following a different pattern of aging compared to humans and other species.

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    Wildwood Trust’s response to the consultation on approach to beaver reintroduction and management in England

    16th Nov 2021

    Questions 1 to 5 are individual information that each person responding to the consultation needs to complete for themselves or their organisation. Wildwood Trust’s answers to Questions 6 to 11 are set out below and may be copied or adapted.

    N.B. The Text in Blue is extracted from the wording from DEFRAs Consultation Proposals and is not part of Wildwood Trust’s response – that wording is for information and context only.

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    Bat rehabilitation

    9th Nov 2021

    The bat rehabilitation centre at Wildwood has had a busy year. Hazel Ryan, our Senior Conservation officer, has received over 100 grounded bats found by members of the public. As a volunteer bat carer for Kent Bat Group, she initially cares for them at home. Once they have begun to recover from their injuries they are brought into the Wildwood flight cage for flight practice, to build up stamina and to allow Hazel to assess their suitability for release.

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