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  • January 9, 2013

    Wildlife Crime

    Humane Society International/UK

    Wildlife crime is a major threat to the health and well-being of our wild animals, both in the UK and internationally.

  • February 5, 2012

    Leveret Mortality

    Humane Society International/UK

    Despite having suffered a decline in population of up to 80 percent over the last century, hares, unlike other game in England, are still not afforded protection during their breeding season.

  • February 2, 2012

    Threats to Hares in the UK

    Humane Society International/UK

    The brown hare (Lepus europaeus) and the upland mountain hare (Lepus timidus) have suffered serious population declines during the last century, with brown hare numbers estimated to have plummeted by 80 percent since 1880.

  • January 31, 2012

    Hare Population Declines and Action Plans

    Humane Society International/UK

    Brown and mountain hares in the UK have suffered serious population declines in the last century, and although the government set a target to double brown hare numbers, these much-maligned animals continue to suffer from many threats.

  • January 31, 2012

    About Hares

    Humane Society International/UK

    Hares live above ground, mainly in farmland, and shelter in shallow depressions, known as “forms”, made in grassland or soil.