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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 21.2 December 2009

Dordogne – an exotic England? An introduction to the wildlife and nature conservation of a rural French département

By - David Simpson

Dordogne is the third largest French département and one of the original 83 created in 1790 after the Revolution. Previously, the area has been known as Périgord. It is approximately diamond-shaped and 125km at its two long axes, and is a part of the administrative region of Aquitaine. 

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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