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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A new species for the Greek fauna

Myomimus roachi skull (Photo: Nikolaos Kiamos)

While analysing the content of owl pellets from the district of Evros (Greece) researchers stumbled upon a very rare species: Myomimus roachi or the Mouse-tailed dormouse. The first recording of…

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Small Mammal Camp in Ukraine 2019

Lesser mole-rat (Nannospalax leucodon) (Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

The European Mammal Foundation initiated the revision of the Atlas of European Mammals. For this second atlas the area covered is expanded into countries where hardly any information about the…

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