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This is how Britain saved some of its most precious wildlife from the threat of extinction

A squirrel eats a nut among a pile of autumn leaves at St James's Park in London October 27, 2013. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor (BRITAIN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT ANIMALS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) - GM1E9AR1LYW01

Britain's wildlife is on the mend. Image: REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

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Polecats now range freely in the Scottish Highlands. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Peter Trimming
 Otters are thriving once more in England and Wales.
Image: Wikimedia Commons/Peter Trimming
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