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The Woodman



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This single stone in the bottom a dryish drain has been used by a thrush as an anvil to smash white-lipped snails. This snail species is an important winter prey item as they are general active throughout the period unless really cold.
· Date: Tue February 24, 2015 · Views: 900 · Filesize: 200.5kb, 570.1kb · Dimensions: 1200 x 900 ·
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Gracie

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Sat February 28, 2015 11:00am

Lovely find and photo.

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The Woodman

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Sun March 8, 2015 6:55pm

Thanks, Joan. It was one of those little finds that make the day more interesting.
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