New Beretta 486 Parallelo side-by-side shotgun: Beretta has included a side by side in their shotgun collection for a long time. The new 486 Parallelo (which means side-by-side in Italian) replaces the 471 but it is much more than a re-designed modernisation of an existing gun.
Lot 1525 from Holt’s auction of fine modern and antique guns, held in London on March 21, yeilded this very lovely James MacNaughton 28-bore ‘Edinburgh’ side-by-side shotgun, which sold for £25,000 on the day.
Deer Collisions Oh Deer! App: Deer Collisions, a project that monitors and researches road traffic accidents involving deer, has launched a free smartphone app that allows users to log deer road casualty locations.
Last fortnight's Channel 4 Green and Pleasant Land, was supposed to highlight the decline in some of the UK's wildlife due to climate change, but presenter Jon Snow accused gamekeepers of "killing a good number of elements from the food chain".