It is an interesting coincidence that I have been reading aloud to my family Farley Mowat’s Never Cry Wolf. I have been reading a chapter each night to my kids and wife and we are about two thirds through the book as I write this. 355 more words
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More squirrel photos further down.
What right has anyone to kill another species or rather systematically massacre other animals? If this happened to human beings it would be called genocide. 527 more words
One of the frustrating situations faced by the smallholder or gardener is the incursion of pest species and a limited ability to control them. Woodpigeons, feral pigeons, rabbits and some of the crow family can swiftly undo all that hard work put into preparing and sowing a crop such as brassicas, peas or beans. 793 more words
I picked up a frozen pigeon the other morning, lying on the path as stiff as a board. The mercury had plummeted to about -4C overnight but it was the cutting easterly wind that would have beaten the bird, sending its body temperature well below survival level. 700 more words