Where are dormice extinct?

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MAP 1                                                                                                                         MAP 2

Victorian Dormouse Distribution Maprent Dormouse Distribution Map

The maps above show where dormice have become extinct or rarer in the last century. Map 1 shows where dormice were present (yellow) and where they were common (orange) in Victorian times. Map 2 shows where populations have managed to cling on (yellow) and where they are still common (orange). Map 2 also shows sites where we have reintroduced them to the wild (red dots). Click on the maps to view larger versions. You can find out more about dormouse reintroductions here.

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