On 6th July 2017, the Lynx UK Trust announced it will apply for a trial to reintroduce lynxes to the wild. The project would be part of a global trend of rewilding – reintroducing species known to be extinct in a particular area. It has been 1,300 years since the big cats roamed wild in Britain – our infographic below illustrates how long six other animals waited for their comebacks.
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