Highland Wildlife with Ray Collier

Scotland's martens are finding new homes

Pine martens from Scotland are being reintroduced in Wales.

PART of the satisfaction of writing this column is the reaction from readers, which range from identification problems to comments about wildlife. Interestingly the subject that crops up more than any other is about one of the rarest mammals in the UK - the pine marten.

Symbolism of shell is more than just Trivia

Published: Thu 01 Oct 2015

Cowries

I HAVE never been quite certain why I have always been fascinated by cowrie shells. After all, compared with other shells found on the shoreline they are not exactly spectacular and they are about the smallest of the shells.

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