Look out for daily news in the runup to Endangered Species Day about endangered species native to and represented here at Muncaster and what we can all do to help safeguard their future.

Our hooded vultures are a prime example of how a species can be brought  to the brink of extinction entirely unintentionally, when wild vultures came close to being wiped out by the widespread use of diclofenac (which is deadly to them) in treatment of cattle.