News from Mountain Hare
Mountain hares are the UK's only truly native lagomorph (rabbits and hares). Both rabbits and the brown, or European, hare are introduced species. The majority, probably 99 per cent or more, of the UK mountain hare population is found in Scotland ...
Mountain hares are perhaps the oldest surviving species of indigenous Irish mammal. The brown hare, a newcomer, is found almost exclusively in the North. Lepus timidus is found from Greenland through Europe, Russia, Mongolia and Japan to the Sakhalin ...
It seems that the Queen has been sanctioning massive culls of mountain hares on her royal estates. Towards the end of February one cull on the Queen's Delnadamph estate which is part of the royal Balmoral estate in Aberdeenshire is said to have killed ...
Mountain hare populations move in cycles and they have always been managed by periodic culling when numbers are high. This is still done for the purpose of keeping numbers at a sustainable level, as hares can affect fragile habitats through grazing ...
After last week's local blast against the “over culling” of mountain hares in the Cairngorms, reaction has come from land managers. With social media reports growing of mass culls over the Lecht side of the mountain, the strath's Highland councillor ...
An organisation representing landowners has sought to reassure the public on the culling of mountain hares. The Scottish Moorland Group has responded to concerns raised earlier this month about the shooting of the animals in the Cairngorms. The cull ...
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Friday, 09 of December
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Overcast 13.6º C
Maximum: 12º C
Low: 8° C
Humidity: 82%%
Visibility: 10.0 km
Friday, 09 of December
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Sunday, 11 of December
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Monday, 12 of December
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