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From issue:   Issue:   British Wildlife 09.2 December 1997

The Lesser White-toothed Shrew on the Isles of Scilly

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When the ice melted at the end of the last Ice Age, sea levels rose and cut Britain off from mainland Europe. Some species were unable to cross the sea barrier, so the British mainland and many offshore islands now have fewer mammals than nearby parts of Continental Europe. This is true of the Isles fo Scilly, lying off the south-western tip of England.

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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