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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.
"AS the cool autumn evenings begin to draw in, what better way to spend them than tucked up on the sofa in front of the TV in the company of those fine fellows Ratty, Badger, Mole and, of course, Toad. And with The Wind In The Willows: Autumn Antics coming to DVD next month, you can do just that.
Two young Scottish men admitted badger baiting Thursday after police found videotape on a social networking site that showed a badger being killed. Sean Dodds and Kyle Lawrie, both Hawick residents, could be sentenced to as much as three years in prison, The Scotsman reported.
The European badger (Meles meles) also known as the Eurasian Badger, is a species of badger indigenous to much of Europe (excluding northern Scandinavia, Iceland, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and Cyprus). It is also found in many parts of Asia, from about 15Â° to 65Â° North, and from about 10Â° West to 135Â° East. It is related to stoats, otters, weasels, minks, and other badgers. There are 5 subspecies. The fur is gray above and black on the underside with a unique black-and-white...