Moths at Belstone

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Butterfly Conservation’s project All the Moor Butterflies aims to save some of the South West’s most threatened butterfly and moth species by working with landowners to help them conserve species such as the High Brown and Pearl-Bordered Fritillaries, as well … Read More

Cosmic Snot

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At this time of the year it is not uncommon to find lumps of white jelly on the ground, often near ponds. This jelly sometimes called ‘cosmic snot’ is most likely unfertilised frog spawn from the oviduct of a frog … Read More

Dormice in Belstone

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A dormouse living in the Skaigh valley at Belstone was one of the stars of Hugh’s Wild West (shown on BBC2 on 20 January) which saw presenter Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall join local expert Leo Gubert to track down the tiny rodent.  … Read More