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  1. strongylodon

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    Just on the edge of town is a place where Adders can be found quite easily but only when warm enough, as was today, and the males were fighting over a female, I didn't see her.
    Two out of the three were a metre long!:smile:
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      Two Adders were out this morning but inactive due to the cooler temperature, the (brown) female had just sloughed her skin which was next to her.
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      Sloughed skin.
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        Honey bees on the Coronilla, a bee magnet.:smile:
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          We now have 2 Hedgehogs visiting each evening.:dbgrtmb:
           
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            Left over, or should that be,'Hang over' Sorry but my mind is drawn toward that sea side post card. 'I haven't seen my little willy for ages'
             
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              Red Squirrel, Brownsea Island, posing for everyone only a few yards away.
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              Young Sika Deer.
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                Nice pictures of the Red Squirrel :)
                 
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                  We had two hedgehogs visit just now so we thought, until we saw three more, running around and nudging each other, never seen five before!!!:dbgrtmb::dbgrtmb:
                   
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                    Brown Hare

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                      Went to Rottnest Island off of Perth yesterday and there were plenty of Quokkas around. They look like a cross between a rat and a Wallaby and are endemic to the island and nowhere else.20190529_144124.jpg
                       
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                        Lovely critter @strongyloden. Have seen them on a wildlife programme I watch.
                         
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                        Golden Orb web spiders, Sydney.
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                        Water Dragon, around 5ft long wandering across the grass near the Orchid Gardens in Kuala Lumpur!
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                        We saw just this one Koala in the wild south of Sydney.
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                        Grey Kangaroo, didn't see many and were always distant and wary.
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                          Just one Red Squirrel at Browsea today as I didn't go round the island, just to the lagoon to see the Terns.
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                            I saw a Pine Marten in the garden at dusk a couple of days ago. No picture, as it disappeared to quickly for me to grab my camera. I knew they were in this area but it's the first one I've seen.
                             
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                              That may be what's been on or feeders
                               
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