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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

Twitcher in the Swamp

By - Peter Marren

"Perhaps it is in the nature of the journalist that, when faced with the latest 500-page blockbuster on Biodiversity, he prefers to write about dung beetles. The beetle in question, which threatend to topple the Desmoulin's Snail in the Biodiversity billing, is called Aphodius niger. It wallows about in cow pats around the squelchy margin of a pond in the New Forest."

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More from 'BW 7.5 - June 1996 '

"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