Detailed guides to the ecology, anatomy and history of ‘keystone’ rewilding species in the UK. Simple explanations of each fact, with an expandable scientific info section.
Long-thought to be residents of dense forest, we now know that these cold-hardy relatives of the cow are more comfortable in open habitats.
Nature’s best engineers, these keystone species are not only dam-builders – they also burrow into the banks of rivers and dig canals.
An elusive Highland predator, this rare carnivore survived in the UK for 12,000 years, hunting rabbits and small mammals.