Water vole

 

Dearest old Ratty

numbers are fast declining

from habitat loss.

 

‘Poop poop!’ said Toad seemingly

unaware of Ratty’s plight.

 

by Scooj

 

  • On the recent news that the water vole is Britain’s fastest declining mammal species mainly due to loss of suitable habitat and predation by mink. Thank heavens they are captured so beautifully in the form of Ratty in Kenneth Grahame’s ‘the Wind in the Willows’.
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scooj

I am Stephen. I live in Bristol, UK. I decided to shorten my profile...to this: Wildlife, haiku, travel, streetart, psychogeography and my family. Not necessarily in that order.

2 thoughts on “Water vole”

  1. That is bad news.
    I remember Wind in the Willows and thought of it immediately upon reading your words “Dearest old Ratty”.
    Hopefully he can survive in real life as well as amongst the pages of a book.

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