wildlife

Beavers in the Nordic Countries

A tree felled by a beaver.

The busy beaver has come back from the brink and numbers are now increasing. Here’s our guide to beaver facts and where to see them! Extinction and reintroduction Beavers can now be found in many parts of Sweden, Finland and Norway. However, this wasn’t always the case. During the latter part of the 19th century,

Lemmings – the truth behind the myths

Lemming in the snow.

There are many stories about lemmings and their “unusual” behaviours but what is the truth? Do Lemmings actually march en masse into the sea or over a cliff to their death in order to keep population numbers at sustainable levels? Do they really explode when they get overly angry? The short answer is, no, they

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