Archive for June 2nd, 2011
One of Britain’s rarest – and cutest – mammals has put in a surprise appearance at a remote farm in rural Lancashire. The dormouse was discovered snoozing in its nest, concealed among plastic bags, on a farm in Preesall, near Garstang.
Blean Woods is one of the few sites the species is found in the UK and the RSPB manages it to create the necessary conditions.
Habitat is created and maintained by coppicing new areas in which cow-wheat, the Heath Fritillary caterpillar’s main food source, may regenerate.
Meet the world’s most exclusive and expensive kebab. And with a retail value of a whopping £750, this posh creation is not one for enjoying at 3am on Saturday morning after a heavy drinking session.
Thailand’s Culture Ministry says foreign tourists should be barred from getting Buddhist tattoos while visiting because the practice is culturally insensitive.