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#Mammals

# mammals - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about these small mammals?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about these small mammals?

Aug 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 60,177 Views 17 Comments

The smallest of all the mammals in Ireland.

# mammals - Thursday 12 December, 2019

The Lambay black rat is now the only 'threatened' terrestrial mammal species in Ireland
# Red List
# Red List

The Lambay black rat is now the only 'threatened' terrestrial mammal species in Ireland

Dec 12th 2019, 11:42 AM 22,490 Views 33 Comments

There is better news for bats, squirrels and otters.

# mammals - Sunday 29 September, 2019

The Irish For: Cuddly mammals and furry predators
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: Cuddly mammals and furry predators

Sep 29th 2019, 8:30 AM 22,226 Views 8 Comments

The Irish language has many names for different creatures in the wild.

# mammals - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Trinity scientists discover parallel between recovery of sea creature and mammals
# Limp Fix-it
# Limp Fix-it

Trinity scientists discover parallel between recovery of sea creature and mammals

Aug 29th 2018, 6:25 AM 12,735 Views 8 Comments

The groundbreaking research has just been published by the Journal of the Royal Society Interface.

# mammals - Saturday 14 February, 2015

"We're trying to keep the rest alive": 100 whales die on New Zealand beach
# Time Running Out
# Time Running Out

"We're trying to keep the rest alive": 100 whales die on New Zealand beach

Feb 14th 2015, 12:40 PM 12,134 Views 15 Comments

There are fears that another 90 whales will suffer the same fate.

# mammals - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife
# Walkin In A...
# Walkin In A...

Planning on leaving the house today? You could go for a walk and help Irish wildlife

Dec 27th 2014, 10:00 AM 10,180 Views 6 Comments

And you can do it directly from your phone…

# mammals - Monday 20 October, 2014

How will 'unprecedented' levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?
# Survey
# Survey

How will 'unprecedented' levels of oil and gas exploration affect wildlife?

Oct 20th 2014, 5:29 PM 8,798 Views 31 Comments

The Government has announced a new plan to carry out surveys of areas of potential exploration.

# mammals - Thursday 27 March, 2014

Ukraine’s dolphin army has joined the Russian Navy
# Flippin' Hell
From The Daily Edge
# Flippin' Hell

Ukraine’s dolphin army has joined the Russian Navy

Mar 27th 2014, 7:50 AM 16,241 Views 40 Comments

The combat dolphin unit is based in Crimea.

# mammals - Monday 15 July, 2013

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm
# Evolution
# Evolution

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm

Jul 15th 2013, 9:45 PM 14,682 Views 28 Comments

New research has backed up a theory that females can speed up or slow down ‘male’ and ‘female’ sperm in the reproductive tract to choose the sex.

# mammals - Sunday 21 April, 2013

Why are there mass strandings of sea lions in California?
# Mammal Rescue
# Mammal Rescue

Why are there mass strandings of sea lions in California?

Apr 21st 2013, 5:00 PM 8,025 Views 17 Comments

One sea lion pup even turned up seven miles inland at a mobile phone shop.

# mammals - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Cats are on a murderous rampage (in the USA)
# Watch The Birdie
# Watch The Birdie

Cats are on a murderous rampage (in the USA)

Feb 2nd 2013, 9:15 AM 13,743 Views 75 Comments

Can you guess how many birds and small mammals they kill in one year in the States? Hint: billions.

# mammals - Thursday 10 January, 2013

PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice
# Whales
# Whales

PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice

Jan 10th 2013, 11:17 AM 15,740 Views 45 Comments

About a dozen whales are trapped in a vast stretch of ice in Quebec’s Far North, surfacing in a small opening for air.

# mammals - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home
# Biodiversity
# Biodiversity

Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home

Mar 23rd 2011, 2:55 PM 1,326 Views 0 Comments

The first ever inventory of the country’s biodiversity shows that tens of thousands of different species exist in the country today – but not all of their futures are certain.