Endangered Ratty gets legal protection – The Guardian

Posted March 31st, 2008 in animals, environmental protection, news by sally

“Nearly 12 years after conservationists asked government to help save the disappearing water vole, the whiskered creature that inspired the character Ratty in Kenneth Grahame’s Wind in the Willows – along with seahorses, a shark and an edible snail – has become one of Britain’s most protected species.”

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The Guardian, 31st March 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk