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Yorkshire Pine Marten Project

Pine marten by Chas Moonie

Image; Chas Moonie

NatureSpy are running an ambitious project to capture the first ever image of a wild pine marten living in Yorkshire.

If the Yorkshire Pine Marten Project is successful, it is believed it would be the first time a pine marten has been pictured living Yorkshire.

Working with the Forestry Commission, the project uses wildlife camera traps in forests across the North York Moors which trigger when a wild animal passes in front of them, snapping a picture or video of the critter.

Although the project focuses on looking for martens, the camera traps also collect a wealth of videos and data on the other animals that call these forests home, and allows us to get a glimpse into behaviours and activity that are rarely observed...

Latest videos

For all the latest pine marten project videos and images straight from the camera traps, head over to the project videos page.

Yorkshire Pine Marten Project August 2015 camera trap highlights

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