A batch of rare cranes has hatched at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire.
The new arrivals are part of a breeding programme to introduce cranes onto the Somerset Levels. Some very unusual methods are used, as Tanya Mercer has been finding out:
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The Eagle Owl, who is considered vulnerable to predators, is receiving ongoing treatment at an owl sanctuary near Looe in Cornwall.
Bob has the forecast for Bristol, Somerset, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Dorset.
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