A lazy dormouse

Young Mouse-tailed dormice in nest box (Photo: Nedko Nedyalkov)

Missing for almost 40 years the Mouse-tailed dormouse (Myomimus roachi Bate 1937) was rediscovered in 2017 when during a routine field survey a single specimen was caught. In the following…

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87 Mammal species in Montenegro

Alpine long-eared bat (Plecotus macrobullaris) (Photo: Wildlife Montenegro)

Considering mammals, Montenegro is one of the least studied countries in Europe. The NGO Wildlife Montenegro is working hard to change this. In 2020, despite Corona challenges the Wildlife Montenegro…

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Grant for Atlas update

Wild boar (Sus scrofa) (Photo: Lars Soerink / Vilda)

The European Mammal Foundation, which underpins the EMMA2 project to prepare a second edition of the Atlas of European Mammals, has a small grants scheme to support data collection and…

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30 Mouse-tailed dormice!

Mouse-tailed dormouse (Myomimus roachi) in Bulgaria (Photo: Nedko Nedyalkov)

Last summer, during fieldwork in SE Bulgaria, 30 Mouse-tailed dormice were caught in live traps. Quite a lot for a species that was thought to be almost extinct in Bulgaria.…

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