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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 13.6 August 2002

The perfect disciple – the perfect hunter. The myths and realities of Mustela

By - Robbie A McDonald

The perfect disciple, a healer, a slayer of mythical beasts and a symbol of Christ. No lesser authorities than Pliny and Aristotle have documented the remakrable attributes of Mustela, the Weasel, since ancient times.

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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