£600k fine for housebuilder's bat roost destruction sets record for wildlife crime

Housing developer Bellway Homes’ demolition of a building that was home to protected soprano pipistrelle bats has led to it being handed the largest fine ever imposed for a wildlife offence.

by Gareth Simkins, ENDS Report
A soprano pipistrelle bat (pic: Bill Tyne, Flickr)
A soprano pipistrelle bat (pic: Bill Tyne, Flickr)

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