Dearest old Ratty
numbers are fast declining
from habitat loss.
‘Poop poop!’ said Toad seemingly
unaware of Ratty’s plight.
- 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’.