Archive for February, 2020

Red squirrels recognise the odour of pine martens, grey squirrels don’t

Friday, February 28th, 2020

Joshua Twining and colleagues from Queen’s University Belfast have recently published a study in Royal Society Open Science that shows that red squirrels are better than grey squirrels at detecting the scent of pine martens. This may be one reason why alien grey squirrels tend to ‘disappear’ when pine martens move into an area, whereas […]