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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 04.3 February 1993

Conservation of the Dormouse

By - Pat Morris, Paul Bright

The Dormouse, Muscardinnus avellanarius, is a mammal whose name everyone knows but one that is very seldom seen, even by professional ecologists. This is small wonder when you consider that Dormice are tiny, nocturnal and spend all their active lives in trees and shrubs often high above ground. Claely they are not likely to be seen on a casual visit to the woods.

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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