A Roman road network that spanned Devon and Cornwall and connected significant settlements with military forts across the two counties as well as wider Britannia has been discovered for the first time.
A study, by the University of Exeter and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT), into the behaviour of mute and whooper swans revealed that they’d give up time they should be resting to quarrel over the best feeding spots.
“Our results add to evidence that trust within society benefits resilience to epidemics. ” – Professor Tim Lenton
“complex relationships and connections that occur between males in non-breeding all-male societies.” Connie Allen
“Our findings show that, even within these tight-knit groups, whales prefer to interact with specific individuals.”
Legal documents dating as far back as the 13th C were using sheepskin which makes it harder to alter or change what is written on them.
The Mediterranean monk seal is classified as “endangered”, with a total population of about 700.
Rising temperatures could reduce the efficiency of food chains and threaten the survival of larger animals, new research shows.
With climate change now driving rapid sea-level rise, the team says the effects will not always be as simple as a forced human retreat from coasts.
Only 11 green turtle sightings were found in the records (all from 1980 to 2016)