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Sunrise 05.42 am   Sunset: 08.32 pm I strolled through Hoo Wood yesterday, minding my business, whistling softly, when something hit me on top of my head – it had a bit of momentum behind it, too. A small brown thing tumbled through the air, landing on the track in front of me.  It was a shrew! As I knelt to investigate, it gasped a couple of times and died.  Small animals colliding with… Read More

28th July 2012: I found this shrew on a track in Hoo Wood this morning. I thought it was playing dead, because it was very still, but it was really dead. Some other animal had killed it!

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