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For my dear UK friends and relations: a consequence of Brexit
One of the unforeseen consequences of Brexit…was that it had elevated to positions of undue prominence any number of nasty little toerags. Ah well. The people had spoken. –From London Rules, by Mick Herron
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Animal news: how can there be too many pigs?
From Harper’s Weekly Review: “I’m fielding calls day in, day out from farmers all over the country who are in a perilous position, where they have just got far, far too many pigs on their farm,” said the chairman of … Continue reading
Posted in Animal news, The Facts of Life Tagged Blandings, Blandings Castle, Brexit, English Channel, Harper's, Julian Norton, La Manche, Lord of the Rings, mangalitsa pig, pig culling, The Empress of Blandings, The Yorkshire Vet, UK National Pig Association, Valais blacknose sheep, wargs Comments Off on Animal news: how can there be too many pigs?
Some strange animal news.
From the December 2019 Harper’s Findings (I am SO behind in my mag reading): The United States and Canada were found to have lost 29 percent of their bird populations since 1970. Eastern gray squirrels eavesdrop on birds. Do they … Continue reading
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