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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 11.2 December 1999

A key to the guard hairs of British canids and mustelids

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The form and structure of animal hair show marked variation among species and can provide a convenient means of identifying mammals which are difficult to observe. It is therefore of particular value for identifying the presence of rare or scarce species such as the European Otter Lutra lutra and the Pine Marten Martes martes which are rarely sighted.

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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