United Kingdom: Endangered voles set to return

BBC: An endangered species is set to return to a Northumberland forest more than 30 years after it was wiped out. Conservationists at Kielder Water & Forest Park plan to reintroduce water voles to the area after they disappeared. The animals have not been spotted in the area since the 1970s. Forestry Commission ecologist Tom Dearnley said they were "extremely keen" to see the project go ahead at Kielder. Mr Dearnley said: "Areas like Kielder Burn and the North Tyne are good water vole......

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