Red squirrels in Scotland are facing a threat from leprosy. Has this something to do with a lack of natural predators?

Scotland’s red squirrels, already in decline are now facing a new threat from a form of leprosy, according to scientists in Edinburgh.

Red squirrels in Scotland are being killed by a form of leprosy that makes them lose their fur and die after causing painful swelling to their noses, ears and feet. The new […]