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WildCRU alumnus featured in BBC Wildlife Magazine

January 11, 2018

WildCRU alumnus Carly Pettett, who studied UK hedgehogs for her doctoral thesis, spoke to BBC Wildlife Magazine about the potential interplay between badgers and hedgehog population numbers. Used with the kind permission Discover Wildlife: discover more at

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Ruaha Carnivore Project update October-November 2017

December 20, 2017

The latest update from our Ruaha Carnivore Project, run by WildCRU’s Dr Amy Dickman is now available. RCP Report October-November 2017 (PDF, 1.8 MB)

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Ex-Panthers find marbles amongst the clouds

November 28, 2017

As Dawn Burnham and I wove our way through the Htamanthi Wildlife Sanctuary in the north of Myanmar, writes David Macdonald, we were accompanied by a remarkable team. Foremost was Saw Htun – a distinguished Panther. Panthers, as surely everybody knows, is the name given to alumni of the WildCRU’s remarkable Postgraduate Diploma in ... Read full story

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Tits help reveal the private lives of bats

December 21, 2017

They might all look the same to the untrained eye, but the different species of small insectivorous bats living in Wytham Woods have distinct life histories. More than a decade of study by WildCRU’s Wytham Bat Project, led by the strictly nocturnal Dr Dani Linton, reveals that survival rates of Natterer’s, Daubenton’s and Long-eared bats ... Read full story

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Waterways and Wildlife

December 5, 2017

From hidden underwater wildlife to the brilliant blue of a kingfisher, and the quintessential sight and sound of dragonflies to the glimpse of a bat foraging over the water at dusk, canals and rivers are enjoyed for their unique and treasured biodiversity.  Following on from the success of WildCRU’s Wildlife and Farming handbook,  WildCRU’s ... Read full story

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Not just a happy occasion, a new future for conservation in Africa

November 13, 2017

Last week David Macdonald was in Kigali, Rwanda, for the inaugural Board meeting of the African Leadership University’s School of Wildlife Conservation. This involved getting together with an inspired and inspirational, but very nervous, group of 22 applicants to the ALU’s new undergraduate conservation course, Global Challenges. They were nervous for good reason, ... Read full story

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