Carnivores make a comeback in Britain

Wild carnivores stage a comeback in Britain

February 25, 2019 , University of Exeter Once-endangered carnivorous mammals such as otters, polecats and pine martens have staged a remarkable comeback in Britain in recent decades, a new review shows. The study found that – with the exception of wildcats – the status of Britain’s native mammalian carnivores (badger, fox, otter, pine marten, polecat, stoat and weasel) has “markedly improved” since the 1960s.