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2011-06-05 10:36:30

Think 'mass extinction' and you probably envision dinosaurs dropping dead in the long-ago past or exotic tropical creatures being wiped out when their rainforest habitats are decimated.

2008-08-19 18:00:24

HELP is at hand for Ratty. The misnamed water vole from the children's classic Wind in the Willows is one of five new species that has been given extra protection in Wales.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.