Placido wrote:Watched a prog by an Irish chap rowing a boat up the western side of Ireland and he said that pine martens are on the increase in Ireland (hooray) - switch to clip of martens frolicking.
Later he showed some red squirrels also frolicking and made the astounding statement that, reds are increasing in Ireland because the greys are decreasing because the martens are increasing.
No-one knows why this is taking place but it is. He mused that for millenia the martens and the reds have rubbed along together but the greys are a recent introduction so they can't live with the martens for some unknown reason.
Anyway, three cheers for that and I hope it happens in England and Scotland too
greenfinch2 wrote:Scotland has a grey cull ,and they say it is working .
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