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V is for Vitelline Warbler

Image taken by Michael Gore on ARKive, to go to site press here. . Vitelline warblers live only on the Caymen Islands, in woodland and scrub. Exceptionally beautiful, they look like little splinters of sun singing in the trees, with a characteristic tsu tsu tsu tsu tsooooo sound. They eat insects they find in the …

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U is for Unexpected Cotton Rat

. The Unexpected Cotton Rat Lament . I am a cotton rat, and like a common rat I am yellow-toothed and fat – my good points are neglected, when crops are nibbled I’m suspected, it’s no joke the persecution to which we’re all subjected, there’s not a lot that’s unexpected about that. . I am …

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