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Bullfinch Mimicry

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05k2xc8/player Stunning video of mimicry by european Bullfinches, revealed on BBC Radio 4 The Life Science, prepared by Tim Birkhead, who wrote the wonderfully compelling well-written, entertaining and easy-to-read “Bird Sense – What It’s Like To Be A Bird”

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Should Cats Be Culled?

The Week has summarised this subject in an interesting article from various sources on both sides of the pond, giving both sides of the argument. http://api.app.theweek.co.uk/editions/uk.co.dennis.theweek.single.issue1093/data/64410_9eb86a38446fe2346dacac3875632851/web.html Different countries have different viewpoints about cats. The ferals of Australia are a serious … Continue reading

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Attenborough’s Top Ten

The Guardian has published a top ten of Attenborough’s video shorts, selected by Stephen Moss, wildlife television producer, to celebrate the great man’s 90th year. Well worth watching! http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/shortcuts/2016/may/04/attenborough-90-wildlife-legend-top-10-tv-moments

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Media Hyperbole

How to sell newspapers: http://www.discoverwildlife.com/british-wildlife/wildlife-scare-stories?utm_source=AppleNews&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=AppleNews If the press, in this case UK’s Dailies: Express, Mail and Telegraph, contrive to twist the facts to sell newspapers, what do they do with the serious stuff?  That’s a rhetorical question; we all know … Continue reading

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