European wildlife comebacks

Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus)

The world’s most endangered feline appears to be coming back from the brink in Spain. Read more

Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber)

Eurasian beavers are found in 25 countries, including two populations in Scotland; one an official trial at Knapdale and one by the river Tay. Read more

Eurasian wolf (Canis lupus lupus)

Between 1970 and 2005, their numbers quadrupled to 25,000 across Europe, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Read more

White-tailed eagle (Haliaeetus albicilla)

Now legally protected, there were 9,600 pairs in 2010, up from 2,500 in 1970. Read more