The full extent of culling of mountain hares in Scotland has been revealed by The Ferret, with up to 38,000 killed a year.
May 21, 2018
Gamekeepers should hide heaps of dead mountain hares in the back of their trucks, a leading Cairngorm park official has said.
November 28, 2016
Landowners and farmers are licensed to kill more than 1,300 brown hares every year during the breeding season, prompting accusations that their young will be left to starve to death.
June 2, 2019
Scotland’s tourist agency is coming under mounting pressure to cease promoting the shooting of thousands of mountain hares.
October 24, 2017
Special licences allow protected species in Scotland such as hedgehogs, mountain hares and birds in decline to be killed or disturbed.
April 16, 2019
The number of mountain hares in the eastern Highlands has dropped by more than 99 per cent since 1954, according to a new study - prompting calls for urgent action to protect the species.
August 14, 2018
Mountain Hares are under threat from lucrative shoots and mass culls according to an animal welfare charity.
August 2, 2017