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Extinct animals of medieval Britain

From beavers to whales, Lee Raye discusses wildlife found across medieval Britain that has since gone extinct from the region

Published: February 11, 2022 at 12:10 pm
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In conversation with David Musgrove, Lee Raye discusses the animals that lived in medieval Britain but have since gone extinct from the region, from beavers and boars to whales and wolves – plus elusive big cats and birds.


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Dr David MusgroveContent director, HistoryExtra.com

David Musgrove is content director of the HistoryExtra.com website and podcast, plus its sister print magazines BBC History Magazine and BBC History Revealed. He has a PhD in medieval landscape archaeology and is a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.


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