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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 07.6 August 1996

Decline and Recovery of the Otter – a Personal Account

By - Don Jefferies

The elusive Otter, Lutra lutra, has attracted me since, as a schoolboy on sailing holidays in the 1940s, I first heard it whistling at night on Hickling Broad. Others have felt the same way, and a survey of readers carried out by BBC Wildlife in 1991 showed the Otter to be the most popular British animal. This was not always so.

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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