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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 33.8 August 2022

Obituary: Charles Snell

By - John Baker

Charles Snell 1944–2022

Charles Snell was an ‘old school’ herpetologist. He had a difficult, impoverished childhood, having lost his father to tuberculosis when very young. Treatment for the same illness sent Charles to an open-air sanatorium, and it was here that his passion for natural history was sparked.

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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