Conservation and Trapping News

Voles to return after two decades after animal activists made them extinct
Sep 7, 2022 10:17 ET

Endangered water voles are ready to recolonise the streams and rivers of the New Forest 24 years after animal activists inadvertently wiped them out by releasing 7,000 mink from a fur farm.

In 1998 members of the Animal Liberation Front raided the farm in Ringwood, Hants, and slashed open cages to let out the voracious predators.

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