Red Squirrels In Cornwall

Three red squirrels are to be released into a special enclosure on the Trewithen Estate near Truro.

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Red Squirrels reintroduced

Red Squirrel to return Credit: ITV Westcountry

A project to reintroduce red squirrels to Cornwall gets underway today(Tuesday). The breed hasn't been seen in the county since 1984. This afternoon, two female reds will be introduced to a male at Trewithen House near Probus. It's hoped the meeting will result in offspring.

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