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Dormouse bridge across railway line could help save endangered species

<p>Tiny bridge in Lancashire will connect two wild populations of the tree-dwelling hazel dormouse</p><p>Measuring 12 metres long and just 30cm wide, it’s a bridge of miniature proportions.</p><p>But it is hoped that the square metal tube – set to become the first “dormouse bridge” across a UK railway – could help to save Britain’s endangered wild hazel dormouse population from extinction.</p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/30/dormouse-bridge-across-railway-line-could-save-endangered-species">Continue reading...</a>

Tiny bridge in Lancashire will connect two wild populations of the tree-dwelling hazel dormouse

Measuring 12 metres long and just 30cm wide, it’s a bridge of miniature proportions.

But it is hoped that the square metal tube – set to become the first “dormouse bridge” across a UK railway – could help to save Britain’s endangered wild hazel dormouse population from extinction.

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