.......... a brown rat. This one was doing its thing on the island in the wilderness pond at Christchurch Park in Ipswich today. Here it is:
It can't half climb:
Those leaves look more interesting to it than to me!
I hope you all enjoy seeing something a little different from me.
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
Talking of rats, check this one out. It's being awarded a medal for landmine detection!
In reply to Clare:
Clare Bailey said:Talking of rats, check this one out. It's being awarded a medal for landmine detection!
Lol Clare, I saw the clever giant African pouched rat on TV news, what a unique task it has in the help to detect those dreadful devices. It was also relief to know that not one of them has come to any harm. Don't think they can afford to put on any weight though !!
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