Eel patrol: Tracking down poachers with the wildlife police
Strangely beautiful and tickly elversClare WilsonBy Clare WilsonIt’s a cold clear night and the River Severn is sparkling under a full moon. Tonight, I’m on eel patrol – out with staff from the UK’s Environment Agency on the watch for illegal fishing of the critically endangered European eel. This mysterious creature with a mind-boggling life cycle...
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