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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 17.6 August 2006

The value of ant-hills in grasslands

By - Tim King

Mounds constructed by the Yellow Meadow Ant Lasius flavus are prominent features of many old pastures. Ant-hills are more frequent in southern than in northern Britain, especially in calcareous grasslands, acidic grasslands (such as those in the Gower Peninsula) and saltmarshes (such as Old Hall Marshes, in Essex). 

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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