Author: David Whyte Macdonald
Author: David Whyte Macdonald
This fascinating book on the wildcat by Dr Clegg reveals: - its inbuilt survival instinct and adaptability - unusual sightings such as wildcats swimming from island to island - a history of the wildcat from prehistoric to the present day - ...
Author: Christopher Clegg
Author: Morris Allan
This book tells the story of how the wildcat of the wildwood became the endangered Scottish wildcat, of how it once lived and lives now, and of how we - its greatest enemy - are now striving to save it in its darkest hour.
Author: Marianne Taylor
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Catastrophe A Highland Murder Most Fowl.
Author: Lucinda Hare
Publisher: Thistleburr Publishing
Author: Mike Tomkies
A RADIO - TRACKING STUDY OF WILDCATS IN WESTERN SCOTLAND Ro
Scott , Nigel Easterbee , Don Jefferies Scottish Natural Heritage , North West
Region , Fraser Darling House 9 Culduthel Road , INVERNESS , Scotland Joint
Author: Council of Europe
Publisher: Council of Europe
David Macdonald, Andrew Loveridge. threat to the species in the immediate
future'; SNH 2007). Research has revealed not only the precariousness of the
Scottish wildcat's situation, and the urgency of restorative action (e.g. Macdonald
Author: David Macdonald
Publisher: Oxford University Press
THE WILDCAT The Scottish wildcat lived throughout Britain long before the
domestic cat even existed ; but its range has gradually contracted under the
impact of the destruction of Britain's forests and persecution by gamekeepers ,
until it now ...
Author: Magnus Magnusson
Publisher: Canongate Books Limited
Morphological and genetic studies of Scottish wildcats ( Hubbard et al . 1992 ) ,
on the other hand , point to frequent hybridization , although genetically distinct
wildcats do remain in the remote areas of northern and western Scotland .
Publisher: World Conservation Union
Experts believe that the Scottish wildcat population could be as low as 400 , their
genetic integrity slowly being diluted ... Given the extreme rarity of wildcats and
the abundance of ferals – an estimated 100,000 in Scotland - the likelihood of a ...
Author: Peter Cairns
Publisher: Whittles Pub
Interbreeding between the Scottish Wildcat and domestic cats is potentially
catastrophic . The two ... The history of Wildcats in Britain has been woeful since
the Middle Ages when habitat loss and increasing persecution led to their
extinction in ...
Author: David MacDonald
Once extinct in Scotland , it was reintroduced from Sweden and is so large ,
weighing up to twelve pounds , that it is often ... The Scottish wildcat , found
mostly in the Highlands , is one of the few varieties left in Europe . e A Scottish
Author: William W. Lace
The Scottish wildcat needs a few friends. Despite being held in high esteem by
wildlife enthusiasts, it suffers because few people have sufficient knowledge or
interest to help it expand its range or overcome the insidious problem of genetic ...
Wildcats get their own charity The elusive Scottish wildcat has become diluted
and marginalised Maggie mania 30 years on The week Edited by Flora Birtles On
my walk Dawn. Town & Country THE CHAMPION of the elusive Sottish wildcat, ...
Fossils have been found measuring 1.3 metres from nose to tail * Otherwise, it
resembles a very muscular tabby cat with a thick, bushy tail that has a blunt, black
tip. The two species can - and do - interbreed. - The diet of the Scottish wildcat ...
It is the smallest of the wildcats, and has thick hair over its footpads to aid in
walking on hot sand. Scottish Wildcat The Scottish Wildcat (Felis silvestris
grampia) is closely related to the European Wildcat, but is found only in the
Author: Parragon, Incorporated
Publisher: Parragon Publishing
g DISCOVER SCOTLAND g CONTENTS SCOTLAND FOR WILDLIFE
ENCOUNTERS From the wide, open spaces of the ... The Scottish wildcat, almost
extinct in the wild, can be seen at the Highland Wildlife Park, where bison, lynx
Author: DK Eyewitness
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
... had presumably spread to the Oriof the European wildcat , the Scottish
dynamic and spreading cats throughout the ent almost 2,000 years ago , along
well - estabwildcat lives under environmental and climatic conditions unlike those
The Scottish Wildcat An unfriendly loner, the wildcat shuns man, and keeps aloof
from its own kind, hunting alone through the long hours of darkness in the cold
and windy Highlands. HUNTER AND PREY A proficient hunter, the wildcat will ...