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Giant Rodent Invasion: The Coypu

Listed as among the Top 100 of the world’s worst invasive species, the coypu (also known as nutria) can cause severe damage to the environment in countries where it is an introduced species. 448 more words

Invasive Species

What animal is this?

Is it an otter, a beaver, a giant rat or something else?

Well done, if you said ‘coypu’ or ‘ragondin’!

Neither of these possibilities were actually on my radar until I saw them swimming in the Canal du Midi. 205 more words


South Charente in August

The sunflower and maize fields clothe the hills in a pale yellow and dull green patchwork; the cereals have been harvested and the stubbled earth disced and left full of weeds. 624 more words

French Wildlife

Muskrat, Coypu or something else?

Just swimming in the park nearby my house. Don’t no what it is, muskrat, coypu (riverrat) or something else?


Cities, Eurovision, giant rats

Column Watch – week three. The mood is tense. Somehow it hasn’t been cancelled yet, but this one might do the trick: 

We are flocking to cities. 904 more words