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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 03.6 August 1992

The Otter in South-east Britain

By - Graham Roberts

Very few creatures attract so much immediate interest and public appeal than the Otter. Since its full legal protection in Great Britian under Schedule 5 of the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981, the European Otter, Lutra lutra, has continued in its rising popularity and almost become the symbol of a healthy wetland environment.

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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