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New effort to save Scottish wildcats

The BBC tells us about a new project to save iconic wildlife in Scotland. This project is funded by the National Lottery. It certainly wins on cuteness but is it realistic? The Scottish wildcat (Felis silvestris grampia) is gorgeous and … Continue reading

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You don’t want Toxoplasma

You don’t want Toxoplasma. I’ve been asked many times about the risks and the risk factors. There are a lot of wrong assumptions about, and a lot of wrong advice, but today I see that the Food Standards Agency is … Continue reading

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House cats kill wildlife

I find this interesting.

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