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Breeding hope for wildcat kittens
Two new kittens born at a zoo could have a future role in a project to breed Scottish wildcats in captivity for possible release into the wild.
Wildcat extinction 'in 24 months'
A scientist who has developed a genetic test to identify pure Scottish wildcats says the species could be extinct within two years.
Wildcats 'extinct within months'
Numbers of pure Scottish wildcats have fallen to about 35 individuals and the species will be extinct within months, conservationists are warning.
Genetic test to identify wildcats
With claims that big cats are stalking the countryside, researchers are developing a DNA test to identify Scotland's pure-bred wildcats.
Cameras capture new wildcat sites
Previously unknown populations of Scottish wildcats are living in the Cairngorms National Park, conservationists discover.
Dolly scientist in wildcat move
A scientist who was part of the Dolly the sheep cloning team is working on a technique to clone endangered wildcats.
Black kitten among wildcat litter
A black kitten is spotted among a litter of Scottish wildcats filmed for BBC Autumnwatch.
Elusive Scottish wildcats filmed
Two Scottish wildcat kittens are filmed by a BBC crew at night in the highlands of Scotland.
Why lions roar and wildcats miaow
The low roar of a lion, or the miaow of a wildcat, is more to do with where a cat lives than its size.
Zoo licence objection 'unlikely'
A mountaineering body says it does not expect to protest against an estate's plans to introduce wild animals.
Cameras capture secret life of the 'Highland tiger'
A new research project in the Highlands has provided a rare insight into the secret world of one of Britain's most endangered and elusive species.
New project to protect wildcats
A new project has been launched with the aim of giving the endangered Scottish wildcat greater protection.
DNA could help Scottish wildcats
A genetic discovery could help save the Scottish wildcat from extinction, scientists have suggested.
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