IDC 2022 begins

Roach's Mouse-tailed Dormouse (Myomimus roachi) (Photo: Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

The 11th International Dormice Conference starts today. This time the conference takes place in the southeast of Bulgaria, in the realm of Roach’s Mouse-tailed Dormouse (Myomimus roachi). Nedko Nedyalkov of…

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In search of the marbled polecat

Marbled polecat (Vormela peregusna)

In Montenegro, the Wildlife Montenegro team is currently working on a variety of projects. One of these projects is about active participation in the network of Natura 2000 areas, financed…

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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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Hamster on revised Red List

Hamster (Cricetus cricetus) (Photo: Rollin Verlinde / Vilda)

The IUCN Red List has today surpassed 120,000 species, with 120,372 species now assessed. Of these, 32,441 are threatened with extinction. European Hamster and North Atlantic Right Whale moved to…

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