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[23th of September 2014]
New research using ink to track paw prints shows a worrying lack of hedgehogs in Britain.
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Some wild birds and beasts of the British Isles are suprisingly smart, appreciating fine art, navigating by the stars and even saving other animal's lives. We bet you won't believe number 5! 
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British Wildlife
Some wild birds and beasts of the British Isles are suprisingly smart, appreciating fine art, navigating by the stars and even saving other animal's lives. We bet you won't believe number 5! 
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In our September issue with met 12-year-old Mya-Rose, also known as Birdgirl, who told us why birding is brilliant fun for children and adults alike. Here she shares her top ten tips for bird watching beginners. 
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An afternoon horse ride, a leisurely way to climb to the top of a mountain and a taste of snowsports: see the countryside differently with our top 8 wheelchair and pushchair-friendly days out. 
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An afternoon horse ride, a leisurely way to climb to the top of a mountain and a taste of snowsports: see the countryside differently with our top 8 wheelchair and pushchair-friendly days out. 
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John Craven investigates the worrying rise of the use of antibiotics in livestock. 
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Live like a royal this summer with a stay in one of the UK and Ireland's finest strongholds.