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The wasp and the ladybird

Photographer in residence at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve, Pauline Smith, not only takes awesome wildlife photos, she writes fascinating blog posts too! Today she looks at the intricate adaptations and evolution of mind and body-controlling parasites, through the very … Continue reading

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Shivering in St Cyrus

Reserve Manager Therese Alampo gives an update on what’s been happening at this popular reserve just outside Montrose. I have never seen the reserve so cocooned in ice.   All the sandy tracks to the shore are like glass, this ice … Continue reading

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