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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 10.3 February 1999

Dormice in Dorset – the importance of hedges and scrub

By - Sue Eden, Roy Eden

The Dormouse Muscardinus avellanarius is a native British mammal, found mainly in southern Britain. This distribution seems largely determined by climate (Bright & Morris 1996). Over the past few decades it appears to have decreased in abundance and become extinct in many areas, especially in the north of its range (Bright & Morris 1993; Bright et al. 1996b).

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"British Wildlife is the pulsating heart of the UK nature conservation movement."

Matthew Oates, National Trust

"The most important and informative publication on wildlife of our times"

Michael McCarthy, The Independent

"Packed with readable, thoughtful, up to date articles; written by ecologists and naturalists for ecologists and naturalists"

Nick Baker, Presenter and Naturalist