Eagle wings its way to top spot
The golden eagle has been named Scotland’s favourite wild animal.
The bird of prey, commonly found in Perthshire, central Scotland, and the Highlands, topped a poll ahead of the red deer, red squirrel, seal and otter.
Almost 12,500 votes were cast online, with the golden eagle securing more than 4,700 (38%) in the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and VisitScotland campaign.
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