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Rare antelope gains improved conservation status

A herd of scimitar-horned oryx stand on grasslands in Chad, with a single tree in the background.
Numbers of scimitar-horned oryx boosted by reintroduction scheme with guidance from international team of experts.

Novel treatment proves successful in cats and dogs

Faecal transplantation helps restore gut health and helps animals with severe gastroenteritis.

Events celebrate women working in science

School pupils take part in a female-led workshop in the Easter Bush Science Outreach Centre
Campus marks International Day of Women and Girls in Science by reflecting on progress and looking towards gender equality.

Wildlife health and conservation experts address COP event

Blue wildebeest at sunset in an African field.
Insights into health in migratory species presented to delegates at international convention.

Complex surgery corrects canine’s multiple eye conditions

Team of ophthalmologists shorten and repair inward turning eyelids and remove excess skin to improve dog’s sight.

Dogs’ size linked to blood pressure risk in surgery

Increased awareness around the links between body weight and low blood pressure under anaesthesia could curb risks, experts suggest.