Author: NTGates

How to find European brown bears in Romania

The European brown bear has an incredible refuge in Europe. I went to search for them in Romania’s Carpathian Mountains in October 2017. Romania has somewhere in the region of 5-6,000 wild brown bears, having recovered from around 1,000 individuals in the early 20th century. The reason that Romania is The Bear capital of Europe (well, Read More …

How to find wild boar in the UK

Anyone can spot their first wild boar… If you know where to look..!  Wild boar are undoubtedly Britain’s toughest, and one of Britain’s largest  mammals. They are the wild species from which all domestic pigs were selectively bred from. But whilst the UK has around 4 million domestic pigs, we only have a few thousand truly Read More …