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The Pine Marten ~ by WoodlandsTV

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Here woodlandsTV are in the New Forest with Martin Noble to learn about the mysterious woodland creature, the Pine Marten. They like mature woodlands with lots of large trees to climb and build their dens in. Towards the end of the 1800's they were almost extinct but numbers are finally growing, some woodland owners are even building nest boxes up them to encourage their presence and support population growth.

A film for woodlandsTV by Jemma Cholawo

Posted in: Animals ~ On: 18 October, 2019

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16 comments so far

Ryan Alexander
October 18, 2019

Warms the heart to see the resurgence

October 19, 2019

All of Britain's woodlands have been killed, and no one rebuilds them.

A Shot Of Wildlife
October 24, 2019

Great story. I think over the next 20 years their will be a wave of pine martens followed by the re-colonising of red squirrels. I cant wait. I have nothing personally against grey squirrels but I do like a more natural ecosystem.

A Shot Of Wildlife
October 24, 2019

Thats pretty interesting. Do you know the name of the actual species? I wouldnt imagine they were the same as what we get here.

A Shot Of Wildlife
October 24, 2019

Wonderful video. I think we will have pine martens across the country within the next 20-30 years. I think they will make a come-back not dissimilar to that of the otter.

Tom Angle
October 24, 2019

@A Shot Of Wildlife Fox and grey squirrels are what I heard them always called.

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